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HCM City steps up rail passenger testing

Update: April, 11/2020 - 21:45
A medical worker takes a mouth swab from a rail passenger arriving in HCM City on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Tiến Lực

HCM CITY — All passengers entering HCM City via Sài Gòn Railway Station will be tested for COVID-19 and must complete medical declarations.

The work will be managed by the HCM City International Health Quarantine Centre, in co-ordination with the station’s management board and began on Saturday morning.

Nguyễn Hồng Tâm, director of the centre, said nearly 300 passengers have already been tested and filled in the required medical forms.

Tâm also said there had been issues collecting samples at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport due to a shortage of staff, but more have now been assigned. — VNS