Initially implemented for one week starting 16 November, measure was extended until today, and re-extended due to current Covid-19 situation; Macao International Marathon still on schedule.
Under-threes exempt; those who have not left the city but have undertaken a NAT on the same day are not required to do RAT on that day.
‘Cabbie Cluster’ spreads to fellow diners at restaurant near Kiang Wu Hospital; residential building on Travessa de Tomás Vieira locked down.
Seventeen-year-old Macao resident, previously listed as core close contact, tested negative twice yesterday before testing positive for Covid-19 today.
First test must be done today or tomorrow, second on 1 December, and third on 3 December; only infants and toddlers aged under three are exempt.
All four cases relatives of each other; taxi drivers told to get fourth jab; care homes and hospitals enforce negative 24-hour NAT entry rule.
Health workers will also start administering booster vaccines against Omicron subvariants for over-18s, and over-12s in special circumstances.
Cases include 14-year-old Pui Ching student who visited the Macao Food Festival while two restaurants – frequented by taxi driver – in Macao peninsula sealed off; all taxi drivers must now take a RAT.