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Macau 18 days without new COVID-19 case

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 18 consecutive days since April 8 – 3 more patients discharged today.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:44 am

Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 18 consecutive days since April 8.

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre announced today that three more of its confirmed novel coronavirus patients have been discharged and have been transferred to Centro Clínico de Saúde Pública for a further 14-day recovery isolation period.

Macau’s 29th discharged patient – the 14th confirmed COVID-19 case – is the 42-year-old Indonesian woman and housewife, who arrived from Jakarta, Indonesia on March 17. Her total medical expenses for hospitalisation are 23,000 patacas.

Macau’s 30th discharged patient – the 17th confirmed COVID-19 case – is the 11-year-old boy and son of the 14th patient who is now the 29th discharged patient. His total medical expenses for hospitalisation are 14,000 patacas.

Macau’s 31st discharged patient – the 30th confirmed COVID-19 case – is the 52-year-old male Australian traveller who visited San Francisco with his wife. His total medical expenses for hospitalisation are 45,000 patacas.

The patients were all in stable condition prior to release from isolation and have met the discharge criteria.

Macau’s first novel coronavirus case was registered on January 22. Nearly all of Macau’s novel coronavirus cases have been imported, with the second wave beginning March 15.

There have only been 45 confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Macau, with 31 patients already discharged. Only 14 COVID-19 patients are still in isolation.

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:44 am

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