Vietnamese citizens returning from Japan were sent to a military facility in Ninh Thuận Province to be quarantined for 14 days. Photo plo.vn
HÀ NỘI — More than 350 Vietnamese citizens have returned home safely from Japan on a flight late September 3.
The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities in conjunction with the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, Việt Nam Airlines and Japanese authorities.
Security, safety and disease prevention measures were carried out during the flight.
Right after the plane landed at Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khánh Hoà, all people on board received check-ups and were sent to concentrated quarantine sites in line with regulations.
Earlier, 232 Vietnamese citizens from Uzbekistan were repatriated on a flight ordered by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, carrying 226 workers, four students and two stranded businesspeople.
Among the workers, some had been declared as infected with SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, but were negative for the virus after the second test. Safety and hygiene measures were applied during the flight to ensure safety for all passengers and the crew.
In the context of movement restrictions caused by the pandemic, the Vietnamese Embassy closely worked with Uzbekistan Airways, local competent agencies and relevant companies to help the citizens with boarding procedures.
Previously, the embassy stayed in touch with the citizens and the Vietnamese community in the country also provided them with necessities.
All passengers and crewmembers on board received medical check-ups right after landing in the Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội before being sent to quarantine facilities.
In the future, more flights will be operated to repatriate Vietnamese citizens in disadvantaged circumstances, depending on their needs and quarantine capacity in the country. — VNS