Quarantine period extended to 21 days: Health minister

Mandatory centralised quarantine for entries into the country and direct contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases will be extended from the current 14 days to 21 days, and the new regulation takes effect from Wednesday, Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long announced on Wednesday afternoon.

The follow-up medical observation period at home for those who have completed centralised quarantine will be cut from two weeks to seven days.

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