Decision No. 2787/QD-BYT the COVID-19 prevention plans at the production and business establishments
Employees in production and business establishments shall be screened for COVID-19
The Ministry of Health issues the Decision No. 2787/QD-BYT on the promulgation of “the guidance for pandemic prevention and control plans when COVID-19 cases are recorded at the production and business establishments or industrial parks” on June 05, 2021.
Accordingly, when no COVID-19 case is recorded, the production and business establishment must organize screening tests by rapid antigen testing or pooled RT-PCR testing of SARS-CoV-2, at least every 05-07 days for all employees providing close-contact services for employees at the production and business establishments and at least 20% of high-risk employees at the production and business establishment.
Where confirmed cases are recorded at 01 production and business establishment or industrial park, it is required to temporarily isolate the entire production and business establishment or industrial park, or each workshop/production line/production team/production area/working position where the confirmed cases (F0 cases) are recorded, depending on the practical situation. To isolate the F0 cases on the spot at the production and business establishment or industrial park, and immediately notify the health agencies for quarantine as well as tracking down, making a list of F1 and F2 cases, and coordinate to collect specimens for testing from the employees based on their risk of being exposed to the virus.
After obtaining testing results, depending on each situation, the production and business establishments or industrial parks shall comply with the Guidance. In addition, production and business establishments or industrial parks may only use employees who have been confirmed that the risk of pandemic infection on them were under control within 28 days before the expected working date and who have negative RT-PCR test results for two times within 14 days before the expected working time, and have no suspicious symptoms.
This Decision takes effect on the signing date.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, June 5, 2021
ON THE PROMULGATION OF “THE GUIDANCE FOR PANDEMIC PREVENTION AND CONTROL PLANS WHEN COVID-19 CASES ARE RECORDED AT THE PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS OR INDUSTRIAL PARKS”
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
Pursuant to the Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases dated November 21, 2007;
Pursuant to the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment dated November 23, 2009;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree 75/2017/ND-CP dated June 20, 2017, defining the functions, tasks, powers, and organizational structure of the Ministry of Health;
Pursuant to the Decision No. 2194/QD-BCDQG dated May 27, 2020, on the promulgation of "the Guidance for prevention, control and assessment of the risk of COVID-19 infection at workplaces and dormitories of employees";
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Official Dispatch No. 680/ CD- TTg dated May 24, 2021, on ensuring safety against COVID-19 in industrial parks;
At the proposal of the Director of the Health Environment Management Agency under the Ministry of Health,
Article 1. To promulgate together with this Decision "the Guidance for pandemic prevention and control plans when COVID-19 cases are recorded at the production and business establishments or industrial parks".
Article 2. This Decision takes effect from the date of signing.
Article 3. Chief of Ministry Office; Chief Inspector of the Ministry Inspectorate; Heads, Directors, General Directors of Departments, Agencies, Administration under the Ministry of Health; Directors of Institutes under the Ministry of Health; Chairpersons of the People's Committees, Heads of the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of the provinces/municipalities; Directors of Health Departments of provinces/ municipalities; Leaders in charge of health of ministries and sectors; Heads of relevant units shall be responsible for implementing this Decision.
GUIDANCE FOR PANDEMIC PREVENTION AND CONTROL PLANS WHEN COVID-19 CASES ARE RECORDED AT THE PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS OR INDUSTRIAL PARKS
(Issued together with the Decision No. 2787/QD-BYT dated June 5, 2021 of the Minister of Health)
These guidelines were based on the guiding documents and guidelines of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, the Ministry of Health, relevant ministries and sectors, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization as well as the guidelines and plans for pandemic prevention and control which have been implemented in provinces and municipalities.