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Coronavirus: Vietnam ramps up border checks as imported cases rise

Vietnam has ordered a strict border control after lengthening the quarantine period as it traces the recent flare-up in coronavirus cases to overseas travellers.During a virus task force meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam ordered an intensified checks on arriving travellers, according to a post on a government website.Authorities will also go “district by district, house by house” and visit companies hosting overseas workers to contain any spread.The government is bracing for a scenario…Vietnam has ordered a strict border control after lengthening the quarantine period as it traces the recent flare-up in coronavirus cases to overseas travellers.During a virus task force meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam ordered an intensified checks on arriving travellers, according to a post on a government website.Authorities will also go “district by district, house by house” and visit companies hosting overseas workers to contain any spread.The government is bracing for a scenario…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post