Two Key Areas have been spotlighted as high risks, so residents, workers and visitors are required to take a nucleic acid test (NAT) today.
The emergency testing was ordered following the discovery of a positive case in Zhuhai who had recently crossed the border.
The new Key Area is: the areas surrounding the Polytec Garden Block 1 building and covering Rua Central da Areia Preta, Avenida do Nordeste, Rua Nova da Areia Preta and Rua 1. de Maio.
Anyone who spent more than half an hour on and after 6 August in this area is liable to take a NAT.
And in the Gongbei Barrier Gate area, which has already undergone a previous round of testing: Praça das Portas do Cerco, Rua da Paz, Rua Dois do Bairro Iao Hon, Rua Quatro do Bairro Iao Hon, Istmo de Ferreira do Amaral, Travessa de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Rua de Lei Pou Ch’ôn, Travessa Um da Cidade Nova de T’oi Sán, Rua Dois da Cidade Nova de T’oi Sán, Rua do Canal das Hortas and Rua dos Currais.
Anyone who spent more than half an hour on and after 5 August in this area is liable to take a NAT.
In addition, youngsters born after 1 July 2019, and elderly or disabled persons who are incapable of walking and need to be taken care of by others are not exempted.
The Novel Coronavirus Response Coordination Centre stated that it will send SMS reminders to people living in Key Areas to make an appointment for testing.