A Chinese truck driver gets a temperature check at the Huu Nghi border post in Lang Son, Vietnam. There are restrictions on foreign visitors on both sides of the border. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese truck driver gets a temperature check at the Huu Nghi border post in Lang Son, Vietnam. There are restrictions on foreign visitors on both sides of the border. Photo: Reuters

China tightens security along border with Vietnam amid Covid-19 outbreak

  • Frontier is closed to foreign visitors unless they have permits and authorities are clamping down to stop people from illegally entering the country
  • Checkpoints have been set up in recent months and villagers are helping officials to patrol remote, mountainous areas

A Chinese truck driver gets a temperature check at the Huu Nghi border post in Lang Son, Vietnam. There are restrictions on foreign visitors on both sides of the border. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese truck driver gets a temperature check at the Huu Nghi border post in Lang Son, Vietnam. There are restrictions on foreign visitors on both sides of the border. Photo: Reuters
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