Over the past few days, Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have welcomed between 6,000 and 8,000 Vietnamese nationals per day who returned from abroad amid fears of Covid-19.
According to Nguyen Duc Chung, chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee, Noi Bai International Airport would receive more Vietnamese people coming from abroad in coming days. The city will have to prepare quarantine area for around 10,000 people.
Chung added that Hanoi has set up more quarantine areas for Covid-19 prevention and control such as two buildings for students in Hoang Mai District and a vocational training college in Nam Tu Liem District’s Tay Mo Ward.
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The official noted that if possible, companies need to allow their staff to work online; meanwhile, people who have to go to a workplace have to be given frequent temperature checks.
He advised all shops to be closed, except for pharmacies and those selling necessities. People should stay at home as much as possible for the epidemic prevention, Chung warned.