Potential employees must be double-jabbed and can only work in certain households; pilot scheme may open the door to foreign teachers in future.
Health officials stress evidence from Hong Kong that getting inoculated is best way to prevent serious condition or death.
Rapid test kits, currently given to key workers such as prison guards and supermarket staff, stockpiled in case of major Covid-19 outbreak.
Health chief Leong Iek Hou says arrivals from the mainland may be required to have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus at some stage in the future.
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.
All except four groups of people which include under 12 year olds and 18-59 year olds who received their BioNTech jabs and aren’t subject to higher Covid-19 risk can now register to take their booster shots.
Having studied clinical trial data from around the world, Health Bureau launches drive for over-18s who have had both jabs at least six months ago.
Medical staff await the findings of international studies before launching roll-out; new contact tracing function on Macao Health Code ready soon.
Almost all 30- and 40-somethings have had either one or both jabs; SSM will focus on senior citizens who are still shirking their inoculations.
Over-60s can get inoculated with same vaccine if they face increased risk; all results from Sunday’s NAT drive reported negative.
Rolling system allows people who booked jabs during citywide test to keep same timeslot; 10,000 appointments available every day.
Vaccination facility now provides both BioNTech and Sinopharm inoculations; 10,000 slots available every day in Macao.
No appointment necessary for over-60s at all 18 vaccination points; health workers will assess outpatients and inoculate them if they agree.
Little by little, the vaccination campaign is making headway towards government target of herd immunity.
Developments on the mainland should spell a warning to Macao residents not to be complacent; it’s time for everyone to get their jab.
Government looking ahead to relaxing border restrictions and Covid-19 regulations in general, as jab rate nears 40 per cent.
Relatively few react badly to vaccination, according to medical experts, who point to the success of the inoculation programme so far.
Should vaccinations become compulsory for travellers, there will be some exemptions for reasons of health and age.
Despite new cases in neighbouring cities and low vaccination rate in Macao, CE declines to provide any inducements.
The bank has also put up MOP 1 million in prizes to be raffled among employees, but only if certain conditions are met.
As the Covid-19 situation in the region gets worse, government warns Macao may be in danger of coping with another surge.
App should make getting a jab more convenient, and make sure all available places are used efficiently.
Of those vaccinated, 40,819 already received their first jab while 61,228 had completed their two jabs to be fully vaccinated.
No appointment necessary for a certain quota at Macao Forum, as Health Bureau tries to encourage more residents to get their Covid-19 jabs.
The new outreach facility will be able to administer 200 jabs per day, but residents still seem wary of inoculations.