Macao has recorded a total of 1,215 Covid-19 cases as of midnight last night with 128 new confirmed cases, among which 41 were found in red zones and medical observation hotels, 36 in close contacts, 38 in mass testing and among the key groups (security, cleaning service and property management workers), while 13 were detected in the community.
As of 8 am today, 15,116 people are under follow up, including 2,556 close contacts, 9,498 individuals with overlapping itineraries, 792 secondary contacts, 331 general contacts and 722 accompanying persons, according to the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre.
All people in Macao must complete the city’s fifth mass nucleic acid test (NAT) by 6 pm today, after which those who have not done the test will have their health code turn yellow and they will be taken by the police to do a NAT at a designated venue, where they will need to wait until the NAT result comes back negative.
Those refusing to do the test will be subject to 14 days of mandatory medical observation at a designated location.
The sixth citywide NAT will be held from 9 am tomorrow until 6 pm on Saturday.