Nearly 1,900 Vietnamese nationals repatriated during Sept 6-12
12:17 | 14/09/2020

VGP – A total number of 1,860 Vietnamese citizens from Australia, the U.S., the Russian Federation, Chinese Taipei, Japan and the Philippines flew home safely from September 6-12.

From September 6-12, 1,860 Vietnamese citizens from Australia, the U.S., the Russian Federation, Chinese Taipei, Japan and the Philippines fly home.

The passengers included children under 18 years old, the elderly, the sick, stranded tourists, students who completed their courses and could not have their visas extended, businessmen, intellectuals and other disadvantaged cases.

Precautious measures were taken through the flights to prevent transmission of COVID-19.

Right after landing at local airports, all the passengers received check-ups and were sent to concentrated quarantine sites in line with current regulations on COVID-19 responses.

So far, Viet Nam has organized 128 rescue flights to repatriate 37,075 citizens stranded abroad due to COVID-19.

More flights are set to be arranged in the time ahead to repatriate Vietnamese citizens with disadvantaged circumstances, depending on their need and domestic quarantine capacity./.

By Thuy Dung

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