New version of code helps staff identify holder’s vaccination level; more stringent entry restrictions to public venues under consideration.
NATs carried out following Hong Kong hamster Covid-19 outbreak; residents urged not to abandon pets.
Patients all from Nanping town apart from one Qianshan resident; MGTO chief says Chinese New Year festive events hang in the balance.
Authorities in Macao expected to make announcement today concerning staff and students who live across the border.
The only direct service between China and Portugal, which operates once a week, may resume early next month.
Health experts warn that new strain is even more contagious than Delta, urge residents to be extra cautious.
The centre identified the patient as a 62-year-old local resident who arrived in Macao on Monday from Los Angeles, US via Singapore.
Patient – classified as imported case – is 23-year-old male local resident who arrived in Macao last Saturday having been studying in New York.
Measure comes into force on 25 October affecting all Covid-19 infected individuals travelling to Macao via plane.
New patients, who are connected to the ‘renovation cluster’, a setback to city which had just successfully completed its third mass NAT drive.
Measure announced by mainland Chinese health authorities require all travellers from Macao to undergo 14-days of quarantine plus 7-days of health monitoring.
Teachers advised to introduce programme gradually, allotting tasks pupils can complete on their own.
After third successful NAT drive, SSM sets sights on getting city vaccinated to allow people to ‘live with the virus’.
Immediate NAT test carried out on the spot for those within the newly added Red Code Zone near Areia Preta.
Workers exempted from work must stay at home and avoid going out for non-emergency or necessary circumstances.
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.
The 52-year-old mainland Chinese man and 40-year-old Vietnamese man work in the same place and both had previously tested negative for Covid-19.
Pupils urged to stay at home or with relatives or friends as city waits for outcome of further Covid-19 tests.
Zhuhai customs clearance halts at 12 noon; driving practice venues shut, many social service facilities suspended.
Health Bureau sounds alarm – suspicious positive sampling waiting for re-examination which may indicate risk to community.
Measure will apply from tomorrow noon; arrivals under 12 or those with proof that they cannot be vaccinated will be exempt.
Covid-19 forces three major expos to postpone until December, exact dates to be announced later.
Thousands of teachers and students await decision on whether non-higher education classes will resume next week.
Patients are the fourth and fifth security guards at the Golden Crown China Hotel to become infected.
Anyone from Macao travelling to Zhuhai will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine, while the vaccinated going to Hong Kong will be subject to a one-week home quarantine.