Support for COVID-19 treatment of staff of Vietnamese agencies abroad hinh anh 1Testing for COVID-19 (Illustrative photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued guidelines regarding COVID-19 test and treatment for staff at Vietnamese agencies abroad.

Accordingly, the PM agreed on a plan to use State budget to cover medical expenses related to COVID-19 examination and treatment which are beyond the scope of insurance contracts. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been requested to work with the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Justice and relevant agencies to devise a resolution on the issue to submit for the Government's consideration./.