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21 Chinese people illegal sneaking into Vietnam found and quarantined after their scattering

07:56 | 20/07/2020

21 Chinese nationals illegally entering Vietnam have been traced and quarantined under Covid-19 protocol by authorities in central Vietnam. Those Chinese illegal immigrants had possibly sneaked into Vietnam via small paths along the border between Vietnam and China to come to work illegally in Hoi An Town.  

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21 chinese people illegal sneaking into vietnam found and quarantined after their scattering
One of the 21 Chinese people discovered in Quang Nam Photo: NLD

Acting on tip-offs from locals, law enforcement personnel in Dien Ban Town, Quang Nam Province inspected a residential area in Dien Duong Ward on Saturday.

They found a group of Chinese people staying there illegally. The illegal immigrants fled as they were approached, but four were caught on the spot and 17 others later in the province’s Hoi An Town.

All 21 have been quarantined at a military facility in Tam Ky Town and their samples taken for Covid-19 testing.

Colonel Le Chi Cuong, head of the immigration management division of Quang Nam’s Police Department, said they are still on the lookout to see if there are more illegal Chinese immigrants left in the province who need to be quarantined and tested.

"It’s still not clear how these Chinese nationals got into Vietnam. We have focused on quarantining and testing them first. We will investigate the case further," he said.

A Hoi An official said the people had possibly sneaked into Vietnam via small paths along the border between Vietnam and China, and that they had come to work illegally in Hoi An Town, reported Vnexpress.

21 chinese people illegal sneaking into vietnam found and quarantined after their scattering
Functional forces in Quang Nam Province inspect a residential area in Dien Ban Town to search for illegal Chinese immigrants, July 18, 2020. Photo by VnExpress

Quang Nam authorities informed local people if foreigners found suspicious signs and must immediately notify them.

Nguyen Van Hai, director of Quang Nam's Health Department, said Sunday afternoon that samples from the 21 Chinese people showed they were negative for the first test of novel coronavirus. "They will continue to be quarantined and then be sent back to China."

Vietnam’s Covid-19 prevention protocol requires all people entering the country from abroad to stay in mandatory quarantine for 14 days, during which they will be tested for the virus several times. The quarantining and testing are free for both locals and foreigners.

Vietnam has gone more than 90 days without detecting Covid-19 infections in the community. Border guard forces are remaining at border gates, trails and openings to prevent foreigners from illegally entering Vietnam to prevent epidemic spread.

Of the 383 Covid-19 cases recorded so far, 26 are active patients as 357 have recovered. A majority of the cases, 243, have been imported – patients who returned or came to the country from foreign countries.

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