Hundreds of container trucks from HCMC to Mekong Delta region are snaking in a Covid-19 control station in Tien Giang Province on July 8. (Photo: SGGP)
The rules and certain amount of time of negative test result for coronavirus among provinces and cities have not been unified as yet. For example, the validity period of the negative COVID-19 test certificate of HCMC is three days, five days in Long An Province, seven days in Dong Nai Province making difficulty for drivers of goods trucks, especially long-haul truck drivers ing coomodities on the North-South route.
The Ministry of Transport has proposed the Ministry of Health to consider a Covid-19 test validity of 5-7 days for nationwide application under strict safety measures against the pandemic to create favorable conditions for transport participants and avoid stuck in traffic Covid-19 control stations in localities.