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All you need to know about the coronavirus in Macau

An overview of everything we know on the coronavirus so far in Macau

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:46 am

    • 7 confirmed coronavirus cases so far
    • 15 people awaiting results
    • 16 people under observation for contact with coronavirus infected patients
    • 4 Hubei residents under quarantine
    • Government plans to rent a hotel to house all patients under observation
    • Public services closed and all 32,000 civil servants to work from home until the 31st January.
    • Banks closed on Thursday and Friday.
    • Government-run daycare centers, schools and universities closed until at least until 10th February
    • Government asks local companies to follow measures implemented by the government.
    • Macau off limits to Wuhan and Hubei residents unless they have an official medical declaration stating they are coronavirus-free. So far, 336 visitors have been denied entry to Macau.
    • China has stopped issuing Individual Travel Visas to mainland travellers
    • 20 million masks ordered by the government
    • Cinemas and entertainment shows closed until further notice
    • All visitors to the city must fill in health forms
    • No Hubei residents are allowed entry to Macau’s 41 casinos.
    • Leal Senado building closed for tourists.
    • Jetfoils to Kowloon and Tuen Mun cancelled from Thursday onwards.
    • Over 100 flights to Mainland China and Taiwan axed over the last days.
    • 25 Macau residents stuck in Wuhan
    • As of Tuesday, 276 Hubei and Wuhan residents were still in Macau compared with 1,113.
    • Associations of casino workers are asking the government to demand the closure of all casinos.
    • Visitors arrivals have fallen by 70% compared with same period last year.
What you need to do
    • Government asks residents to use masks in public transports services and in the streets.
    • Stay home and avoid crowded places
    • All casino workers to use masks

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:46 am

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