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The PC-Covid application will have a medical declaration feature for people entering the country


03/15/2022 19:00 GMT+7

In addition to the current way of making medical declarations through the website tokhaiyte.vn, in the near future, people entering Vietnam can make medical declarations through the PC-Covid epidemic prevention application.

As an application developed at the request of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, PC-Covid was posted on Apple and Google app stores on September 30, 2021 and officially introduced on September 30, 2021. October 1, 2021. The application provides users with key features such as: Issue, manage personal QR codes and locations; Scan QR code; Hide, show QR code information; Health declaration; Declare domestic movement; Reflections of the people; Vaccination information, testing information…

As of March 12, there were more than 37.8 million PC-Covid users nationwide, accounting for 39.43% of the population and 56.72% of smartphones.

According to the guidance of the Ministry of Health, the medical declaration for people on entry is being implemented at http://tokhaiyte.vn (or using the Vietnam Health Declaration application). Specifically, before entering Vietnam, people on entry need to make a medical declaration according to the form and instructions of the Ministry of Health on the website.

According to the assessment of the Ministry of Information and Communications, for those who enter Vietnam and make a medical declaration for the first time, they are basically satisfied. However, for those who have been in Vietnam and installed the PC-Covid or VNeID application, when re-entering Vietnam, they cannot take advantage of the existing information but have to re-declare it, causing inconvenience to people. Especially in the coming time, when Vietnam reopens tourism activities under new normal conditions, the number of domestic people going abroad and re-entering is increasing.

Therefore, from the beginning of March, the Ministry of Information and Communications asked the Ministry of Health to add the function of medical declaration for people entering the country on the PC-Covid application in order to facilitate people without having to re-declare relevant information. This proposal of the Ministry of Information and Communications received the agreement of the Ministry of Health.

Information from the National Center for Technology for Covid-19 Prevention and Control said that the health declaration function for people on entry on the PC-Covid application has been added to the new version of the application. When the new version is approved and put on the application stores of Google and Apple, users can update and use it.

The PC-Covid application will have a medical declaration feature for people entering the country
In the new version of the PC-Covid application expected to be available on CH Play and Apple Store this weekend, in addition to medical declarations and domestic travel declarations, users can also make medical declarations upon entry. .

Thus, in the near future, in addition to declaring entry via tokhaiyte.vn, people entering Vietnam can also declare right on the PC-Covid epidemic prevention application. This will facilitate users who have used the PC-Covid application before, they do not need to re-enter personal information, reducing the time to declare information.

In addition, in a document sent to the Ministry of Health on March 1, the Ministry of Information and Communications also asked the Ministry of Health to guide competent medical units at border gates to accept QR codes for medical entry declaration on the application. PC-Covid. At that time, people entering Vietnam who have used the PC-Covid application can make an entry medical declaration and use it during their stay in Vietnam without having to re-declare information.

It is known that the upcoming PC-Covid application will also be added with a feature that allows registration / login with email authentication, instead of only OTP authentication via phone number. Specifically, after entering the email address when installing the PC-Covid application, the user will receive a verification code sent to the email, after entering this verification code can use the full features on PC-Covid. such as medical declaration, domestic movement declaration, QR code scanning, feedback submission…

According to statistics, as of March 12, nationwide, there were more than 37.8 million PC-Covid users, accounting for 39.43% of the population and 56.72% of smartphones.

Over the past time, the PC-Covid application has been continuously improved by the National Center for Technology for Covid-19 Prevention and Control and by technology enterprises, adding additional features and utilities such as: users can scan QR offline, make offline medical declarations, send offline reflections and make quick medical declarations with just “1 touch”; the “Covid data” utility helps users track data about the Covid-19 epidemic; the “Hotline 24/7” utility for users to quickly contact when they need support related to the PC-Covid application; automatically warn the user about the risk of exposure to F0…

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People were able to self-declare the injection on the PC-Covid application

People were able to self-declare the injection on the PC-Covid application

Currently, both iOS and Android phone users can update to the new version of the PC-Covid epidemic prevention application that adds 2 features “Self-declared injection” and “Document wallet”.

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