Thailand to lift on-arrival COVID-19 tests from May World

Thailand to lift on-arrival COVID-19 tests from May

Thailand will remove its Test & Go travel scheme for foreign arrivals and RT-PCR testing upon arrival from the end of this month as vaccinated travellers will only need to take self-antigen tests during their stay from May 1 as part of a further easing of entry rules to boost the economy and tourism.
Laos continues streamlining entry procedures World

Laos continues streamlining entry procedures

To facilitate foreigners’ entry, the Lao Government has enabled foreigners to register for a QR code (Vaccine ID) online in order to certify their vaccination status and RT-PCR test result.
Indonesia sharply cuts COVID-19 RT-PCR test prices World

Indonesia sharply cuts COVID-19 RT-PCR test prices

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered to cut the COVID-19 RT-PCR test prices to a range between 450,000 rupiah (some 31.24 USD) and 550,000 rupiah from the previous maximum of 900,000 rupiah set by the Health Ministry.
Urgent guidelines issued over COVID-19 testing Health

Urgent guidelines issued over COVID-19 testing

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has asked cities and provinces nationwide to invest wisely in testing systems to avoid unnecessary waste in the current pandemic situation.
Specialist explains the two types of COVID-19 tests Health

Specialist explains the two types of COVID-19 tests

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Vu Trung, Deputy Director of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, has written an article for VietnamPlus to explain the differences between the two types of tests for the novel coronavirus, as Vietnam has entered the third phase of COVID-19 response with a higher risk of community infections.