Scores of children and seniors in quarantine in Macao; health workers bracing for discovery of more novel coronavirus cases across the border.
Authorities point to rapid spread of Omicron variant as additional reason to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
New function kicks off at social services facilities on Monday, and will be installed at eateries, medical institutions and entertainment venues by Chinese New Year.
Officials hopeful that travel within the Greater Bay Area will be relaxed shortly, but as yet make no firm undertakings.
Health Bureau aligning its procedures with mainland authorities, keeping a watchful eye on vaccine development as new variant spreads rapidly around the world.
App will only be used at health facilities during trial run; travel history will remain on users’ smartphones and will be not be uploaded to Health Bureau database.
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.
Health Bureau experts use viral genome sequencing to track down source of spate of recent cases.
New ruling comes into force at midnight; health officials report 500,802 swabbed so far in city-wide testing, 404,898 negative results.
The guards rode buses 25B, 26A, 33, 37, 101X and MT1 between 19 and 24 September. Health officials appeal to passengers to come forward.
Health chief Alvis Lo Iek Long blasts lax procedures at quarantine hotels and warns Macao residents to strictly observe prevention measures.
Number of vaccinees doubles in the space of a week, while 10,000 are booking a jab every day, compared to 2,000 previously.
All arrivals must be fully vaccinated or present a valid excuse and undergo 14 days medical observation quarantine.
Potential risk of importing Covid-19 outweighs potential benefits, even though families are desperate for help and workers are more than willing to come.
Residents who fail to register their true home address may face code turning red in case of lock-down; health chief appeals to everyone to keep up-to-date.
Authorities wary of wave of new cases as many students and staff have visited the mainland during summer holidays.
Hundreds of residents who have been confined to their homes will soon taste freedom provided no new Covid-19 cases are detected.
Anyone who may have come into contact should get NAT; Public Administration Building will reopen on Monday following deep cleaning and disinfection.
Work started in June, but no launch date set for vital app as designers need to ensure it will sync with the Macao Health Code.
Anyone who may have come into contact with Delta variant family should get NAT at once, following results of Health Bureau’s investigations.
City breathes sigh of relief after last week’s drive revealed no positive cases; but more than 1,000 people remain in quarantine after contact with ‘Xi’an Quartet’.
Officials reach out to anyone who may have been in contact with infected female student, while investigating how she was able to return to the city.
Visitors from many mainland cities face varying degrees of quarantine after fresh wave of Covid-19 cases.
Failing to report travel history or faking Macao Health Code may lead to up to six months in prison, officials warn.