Vietnam urges passengers to check for Covid earlier than entry to S Korea

Vietnam urges passengers to test for Covid before entry to S Korea

Folks sporting face masks stroll at Incheon Worldwide Airport in Incheon, South Korea, March 25, 2022. Picture by Reuters/ Heo Ran

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam requested passengers to acquire a damaging Covid check outcome earlier than arriving in South Korea to keep away from being denied entry.

In line with the most recent entry guidelines from the Korea Illness Management and Prevention Company, all foreigners coming into South Korea should current a damaging Covid certificates utilizing the RT-PCR technique inside 48 hours earlier than departure or 24 hours by way of speedy antigen checks.

Eased Covid-19 entry guidelines and a pointy rise in summer time travelers led to report numbers of infections from abroad, Korea Herald reported.

The Northeast Asian nation recorded 139,883 new Covid circumstances on Aug. 24, 456 of them imported, bringing the full infections to over 22 million.

South Korea reopened worldwide tourism from June 1 and resumed issuance of short-term visas and e-visas to Vietnamese vacationers.

Vietnam resumed industrial flights to South Korea since January this 12 months.

South Korea had turn out to be a favourite vacationer vacation spot for Vietnamese earlier than the pandemic.

In 2019 over 550,000 visited the nation.