Eight hotels have been approved to serve as paid quarantine zones for people entering the country. — Photo courtesy of nld.com.vn
HCM CITY — Eight hotels have been approved to serve as paid quarantine zones for people entering the country, chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, Nguyễn Thành Phong, has said.
A recent conference between city authorities and the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Việt Nam heard that the hotels have been selected for foreign experts and managers coming to the country for work amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
They are three- to five-star hotels in Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, and Tân Bình with a total of 1,485 rooms.
They include the five-star Le Meridien Saigon, Hôtel des Arts Saigon and Norfolk in District 1.
Relevant authorities will carry out both periodic and surprise inspections of the places to ensure compliance with pandemic prevention and control regulations.
At the conference, some European business executives asked for immigration assistance for foreign experts coming to HCM City for work.
As of Friday morning Vietnam has had 750 Covid-19 cases, 358 of them active.
More than 170,000 people are currently in quarantine. — VNS