HCMC – Over the last two days, the local border guard forces discovered that 438 Vietnamese citizens entered Vietnam illegally through small pathways, adding to the recent cases of illegal entry and threatening efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
Specifically, the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control and the High Command of the Vietnam Border Guard on Sunday evening, January 3, confirmed that 250 Vietnamese citizens had entered the country illegally on this day.
Of them, 222 crossed the border from China to Vietnam, 29 crossed the Vietnam-Cambodia border and three crossed the Vietnam-Laos border.
Earlier, on January 2, the border guard forces also discovered 184 Vietnamese citizens who illegally entered Vietnam.
All of these cases were taken to quarantine facilities by the local competent forces to prevent the risk of coronavirus transmission.