Residents, workers and casual visitors must take one test today or tomorrow, and another on Friday after seaman tested positive for Covid-19.
Edf Mayfair Court is placed on lockdown; 73-year-old patient’s workplace areas, including two Inner Harbour ferry piers, have been assigned Yellow Zones.
Patient is a 21-year-old female non-resident worker who travels regularly between Macao and Zhuhai; she tested negative on 4, 6 and 7 August, finally testing positive yesterday.
Passengers from Zhuhai exempted; arrivals must also take another paid-for NAT within two days of landing.
Mass-testing to end at midnight; no exemptions for youngsters, elderly or disabled.
Measure starts at midnight, in place for one month, with only a few exemptions; authorities working to reduce waiting time for airport arrivals.
People in Macao have already been able to enter Hong Kong without quarantine via Come2hk Scheme since 2021.
Nearly 200,000 individuals from Key Areas and Key Groups, including those leaving home for work, were sampled.