Ministry of Health releases 5th urgent announcement on tracing passengers on flights carrying COVID-19 patients

Update: 09:54 | 20/03/2020
The Ministry of Health has released its 5th urgent announcement calling on passengers on flights EK394 and QR976 to IMMEDIATELY contact local Centers for Disease Control to have their health monitored.
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A staff disinfected balustrades, ladders and roofs of ladders - where hundreds of passengers are exposed on the flight every day. (Photo: VNA)

The latest announcement was made following detection of COVID-19 patients on these flights:

- Flight EK394 of Emirates from Dubai to Noi Bai International Airport on March 12, 2020;

- Flight QR976 of Qatar Airways from Doha to Noi Bai International Airport on March 17, 2020.

Earlier, the ministry had announced it has traced passengers of the following flights:

- Flight EK392 of Emirates Airlines from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on March 15, 2020;

- Flight VJ642 of Vietjet Air from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang on March 12, 2020;

- Flight TK162 of Turkish Airlines from Istanbul to Ho Chi Minh City on March 10, 2020;

- Flight MI632 of Silkair from Singapore to Da Nang on March 14, 2020;

- Flight VN54 of Vietnam Airlines from London to Ha Noi on March 13, 2020;

- Flight SQ323 of Singapore Airlines from Amsterdam to Singapore on March 14, 2020 and transfer in Vietnam;

- Flight EK 392 of Emirates Airlines from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on March 12,2020;

- Flight BR 395 of Eva Air from Taiwan to Ho Chi Minh City on March 16, 2020;

- Flight TG 917 of Thai Airways from London to Vietnam after transiting in Bangkok on March 15, 2020. TG 564 of Thai Airways from Bangkok to Ha Noi on March 15, 2020;

- SQ 176 of Singapore Airlines, landing at Noi Bai International Airport on March 15, 2020;

- VJ 826 of Vietjet Air from Malaysia to Noi Bai International Airport on March 4, 2020;

- TK162 of Turkey Airlines from Istanbul to Ho Chi Minh City on March 8, 2020;

- QH 1521 of Bamboo Airways from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc on March 9, 2020;

- QH 1524 of Bamboo Airways from Phuc Quoc to Ho Chi Minh City on March 13, 2020;

- SU 290 Aeroflot from Moscow to Ha Noi on March 12, 2020;

- QR 970 of Qatar Airways from Doha to Ha Noi on March 10, 2020.

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(Source: VGP)