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Flags to fly half-mast in Macau to mourn nation’s COVID-19 victims

The Macau government announced today that the national and local flags will fly at half-mast in the special administrative region Saturday to mourn the nation’s COVID-19 victims.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:46 am

The Macau government announced today that the national and local flags will fly at half-mast in the special administrative region Saturday to mourn the nation’s COVID-19 victims.

In compliance with a State Council notice, people in Macau are expected to observe a three-minute silence from 10 a.m. tomorrow to express their condolences to the victims’ bereaved families.

The State Council also called for the suspension of all celebratory and recreational activities Saturday.

The local government announced that all public sports facilities will be closed tomorrow.

The traditional Ching Ming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day) takes place Saturday.

As of this afternoon, the mainland had 81,620 confirmed cases with 3,322 deaths, Hong Kong had 845 cases with four deaths, Taiwan had 348 cases with five deaths, and Macau had 42 cases with no fatalities.

(The Macau Post Daily/Macau News)

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:46 am

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