COVID-19: Quang Ninh allows the eligible to go home for further quarantine hinh anh 1Vietnamese citizens' luggage sterilised (Photo: VNA)

Quang Ninh (VNA) – People entering Vietnam via the Mong Cai International border gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh are allowed to return home for further quarantine as they tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after three-day quarantine in Mong Cai city.

The provincial People’s Committee has ordered the local Military Command to join hands with the Health Department and Mong Cai city People’s Committee to bring the people home on February 21. Most of the citizens come from northern localities.

Earlier, Quang Ninh province sent a document to cities and localities in the north, asking for coordination to receive those eligible for home quarantine.

According to the provincial Health Department, as of 7:00 on February 21, the total number of people under observation for COVID-19 testing in Quang Ninh province was 165, all of whom tested negative for the novel virus.

Currently, there are 299 people put in quarantine in the locality.

Around 15-20 Vietnamese citizens make their entry into the country through the Mong Cai border gate./.