Scores of children and seniors in quarantine in Macao; health workers bracing for discovery of more novel coronavirus cases across the border.
Classes will continue as normal for primary and secondary pupils, unlike higher education students who must be vaccinated or take a weekly test for Covid-19.
Health chief promises users can decide whether to scan QR codes, and travel history records will be not be uploaded to bureau’s database.
Health chief appeals to residents to join third mass NAT drive early as Red and Yellow zones labour under lockdown imposed after the discovery of 72nd, 73rd and 74th cases.
Second citywide programme ends at 3 pm today; health chief warns police will seek out anyone who fails to get tested.
Health chief Alvis Lo Iek Long blasts lax procedures at quarantine hotels and warns Macao residents to strictly observe prevention measures.
NHC’s expert team urges proactive approach and strengthening cooperation with Guangdong and Hong Kong.
New facility’s 1,100 beds will increase Macao’s overall total by 50% which will help it to care for growing ageing population.
If it goes ahead, next citywide test should run more smoothly with more testing stations and robust Health Code backup systems.
Battle against the virus continues; more than half-a-million tested so far, with no positive Covid-19 results to date.
Mass testing could finish early as more than three-quarters of the city’s population has been tested and more than 210,000 tests have confirmed negative so far.
City may have to go through a second or even a third round of NATs, depending on the results for this week’s test.
Nurseries and sports venues are temporarily closed, while many events and activities have been cancelled as Covid-19 impacts the city as never before.
Visitors from many mainland cities face varying degrees of quarantine after fresh wave of Covid-19 cases.
Health Bureau appeals to anyone who might have been in contact with a virus carrier while in Zhuhai to get in touch immediately.
Developments on the mainland should spell a warning to Macao residents not to be complacent; it’s time for everyone to get their jab.
MOP 10 billion, 1,100-bed, state-of-the-art facility will include radio therapy and transplant centres as well as a nursing institute.
Officials are still thrashing out the details of who and how many can travel, but can only give the green light once Hong Kong reports no new local cases for 28 days.
Health chief says that ‘right now is the right time’ to tighten Health Code requirements across the city.
Saturday’s family carnival also cancelled as the threat of Covid-19 continues to disrupt normal life in the city.
Should vaccinations become compulsory for travellers, there will be some exemptions for reasons of health and age.
Although vaccination rate has hit 20 per cent, the city is still in danger as Covid-19 cases proliferate in Guangdong.
App should make getting a jab more convenient, and make sure all available places are used efficiently.
SSM calls for further investigation after possible link detected between AstraZeneca and blood clots.
A highly experienced consultant pulmonologist, Lo has played a major role in shaping the government’s Covid-19 strategy.