The flights were arranged by relevant agencies of Vietnam and the host countries, with passengers being children under 18, pregnant women, elderly people, and workers with expired contracts and students who have completed their studies, and other with disadvantaged circumstances.

Vietnamese citizens must wash hands with sanitizers when entering concentrated quarantine facility. Photo for illustration

To ensure health for the citizens and prevent the spread of COVID-19, strict security, safety and epidemiological measures were applied during the flights.

After landing at Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City, all passengers and crew members on the flights had their health checked and sent to quarantine in line with regulations.

The repatriation of Vietnamese citizens in disadvantaged circumstances abroad will continue to be conducted in line with citizens’ wishes, the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine capacity in the country.

Source: VNA