The move brings Covid jabs in line with other vaccinations offered by Macao’s health system.
All pandemic-related entry control measures for visitors from the two cities will also be cancelled at same time.
Health Bureau Director Alvis Lo Iek Long says ‘no doubt’ another vaccination will be recommended; government studying latest research findings worldwide.
Measure includes care homes and daycare centres for senior citizens, rehabilitation centres, respite care centres for disabled and childcare centres, among others.
University professor predicts another Covid-19 wave in May, affecting up to 5% of the population; says speed of transmission ‘will not be fast’.
Local residents, non-resident workers and non-local students enrolled in higher education institutions entitled to buy total of 10 RAT kits for MOP 40.
Change in policy follows worldwide research findings; new guidelines differ according to age group and type of vaccine.
No limitation on border crossings via Hengqin Port and HZMB, which are designated checkpoints for mainland China travel groups, as well as Macao-Wanzai Ferry Terminal.