André Cheong Weng Chon says requirement is ‘legally sound’, may be extended to privately run public premises in future.
Affected staffers, many of whom work for Municipal Affairs Bureau, moved to back office roles and kept apart from colleagues.
Macao health officials warn of possible spread across the border, urge residents to follow precautions and use Health Code contact tracing app.
Health officials tighten precautionary measures further as Covid-19 cases spread on the other side of the border.
Contact tracing function to become operational at thousands of leisure spots across the city; public urged to download the app.
Restaurants, eateries and various entertainment venues first to be targeted as government increases app’s reach across the city.
Traditional parade and fireworks display intended to attract mainlanders across the border; push to expand contact tracing app in eateries.
Travellers from some parts of Yunnan, Shaanxi and Guizhou face up to 14 days’ medical observation and five NATs.
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.
Residents encouraged to take up new, slicker mobile app; health chief ponders how to get more senior citizens vaccinated.
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.
Health chief promises users can decide whether to scan QR codes, and travel history records will be not be uploaded to bureau’s database.
Event features recreation of the Guia Circuit and interactive games, but admission comes with a slew of rules and regulations.
Medical staff await the findings of international studies before launching roll-out; new contact tracing function on Macao Health Code ready soon.
More than 80,000 tested, just under 56,000 given the all-clear, full results due shortly. Ongoing ‘high risk’ programme for Nepalese, Vietnamese and others ends tomorrow.
Second citywide programme ends at 3 pm today; health chief warns police will seek out anyone who fails to get tested.
Ferry services cancelled, museums and public areas close, and mainlanders head for home as city braces for second mass test in two months.
If it goes ahead, next citywide test should run more smoothly with more testing stations and robust Health Code backup systems.
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.
Yellow Health Code holders voting will be closely supervised, while back-up polling stations will be held in readiness.
Normal visiting hours restored at public hospital, and fire and security forces museums reopen following Covid-19 scare.
Hundreds of residents who have been confined to their homes will soon taste freedom provided no new Covid-19 cases are detected.
Health chief makes it clear that NATs are the fastest way to identify Covid-19, and that vigilance is everybody’s responsibility.
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.
Risk recedes, but nearly 60 per cent of the population has yet to be vaccinated; 200,000 more Sinopharm doses expected to arrive tomorrow.