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Macau’s situation recap — Thursday, 6th of February

As of Thursday, 6th of February, these are the measures that have been made in Macau’s effort to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:45 am

As of Thursday, 6th of February, the following measures have been made in Macau’s effort to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus.

Status of current cases:

Government measures

Tourism

Casinos and entertainment

  • 41 casinos closed since Wednesday, 5th of February, for a 15-day period
  • Macau casino closure to see 75% decline in February in Gross Gaming revenue
  • Jockey club also closed
  • Casino operators to guarantee housing for around 35,000 of their workers living in Zhuhai
  • Cinemas and entertainment shows closed until further notice
  • All cinemas, bars, shows, discos, slot machines rooms, gardens and restaurants inside casinos closed
  • All health clubs and saunas also ordered closed
  • Hotels workers ordered to use facemasks
  • All museums, libraries, parks and Mountain tracks and public installations closed

Businesses

Travel and transportation

  • Dozens of flights to Mainland China and Taiwan axed in the last few days
  • Macau residents that visit Taiwan will be quarantined
  • All maritime transports from Macau to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to Macau cancelled
  • Hong Kong only accessible by the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge
  • Number of buses in the streets to be reduced
  • All passengers in public transports must use masks

Other efforts

Impact

  • Daily visitors to Macau stands at 40,000
  • Visitor numbers have decreased in the last week by 80% compared with same period last year

PHOTO © António Sanmarful

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:45 am

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