Since the start of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Vietnam has closely monitored the situation and installed a series of proactive, comprehensive measures to combat the spread of the virus within the country and prepare its public health facilities. Past experience with other epidemics places Vietnam in a strong position to protect its population as well as visitors passing through.
If you still traveling in Viet Nam and have plan to go to Sa Pa town, you should know: 1, There are many hotels and restaurants, shops are closed. 2, There are some tourist destination are closed, such as: Cat Cat tourism area, O Quy Ho Eco-tourism area, Swing Sa Pa… 3, Some villages are limited with tourists (local people are worry about Covid 19). 4, Some travel agency are closed or limited about tour option (they except ½ day, 1 day tour only with out homestay tour). 5, You must carry out medical declarations and medical checks upon entering the country. You need to declare the migration process within 14 days before coming to Sapa Travellers in Vietnam are encouraged to take sensible precautions against COVID-19 during their trips. The World Health Organization outlines these basic practices to keep yourself and your loved ones safe: TIPS: 1, Avoid travelling if you have a fever and cough. If you have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, alert health care services and share with them your recent travel history. 2, Maintain social distancing. Stay a metre or more away from others, especially those who are sneezing or coughing, or have fever. 3, Wash your hands regularly with soap and running water. You can also use an alcohol-based hand-sanitizer to spray your hands as often as you like. 4, Cover your mouth and nose with tissue when you cough or sneeze. Dispose of dirty tissues immediately and wash your hands after coughing or sneezing. 5, Avoid contact with live animals. Wash your hands with soap and water if you touch live animals or animal products in markets. 6, Eat only well-cooked food. Make sure your meals especially animal proteins and dairy products are thoroughly cooked and prepared in a sanitary environment. 7, Discard single-use masks. If you choose to wear a single-use mask, ensure it covers your nose and mouth, avoid touching the mask, and wash your hands after removing it. Thanh Tuan