Scores of children and seniors in quarantine in Macao; health workers bracing for discovery of more novel coronavirus cases across the border.
Officials hopeful that travel within the Greater Bay Area will be relaxed shortly, but as yet make no firm undertakings.
Regulations relaxed following easing of the Covid-19 wave in the mainland; departing air passengers also need to show seven-day NAT.
Relaxed requirements spell good news for cross-border commuters; travellers from Hong Kong still face two weeks’ quarantine.
Three-hour Q&A session with legislators also covers health and environmental matters and includes a fiery exchange concerning civil service morale.
Health chief promises users can decide whether to scan QR codes, and travel history records will be not be uploaded to bureau’s database.
New ruling becomes fully effective at midnight on Wednesday; increasing concern on mainland as Delta variant detected in 11 different areas.
Other restrictions limit travel by Covid-19 close contacts, residents of Red and Yellow lockdown zones and ‘high-risk’ workers.
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.
Almost entire population given clean bill of health in three-day, citywide operation which mobilised 11,000 civil servants.
Third city-wide NAT close to completion in less than 48 hours; government to reduce number of NAT stations starting tonight.
Almost everyone tested, no positive results so far, testing stations starting to accept walk-ins as health workers race toward an early finish.
By 9 am this morning, 404,898 tests were confirmed negative for Covid-19.
Integrated resort sets up temporary testing point with free parking to assist city’s mass testing drive.
Health Bureau once again adopts changes to medical care as city embarks on third round of mass nucleic acid testing.
Test is aimed at city’s entire population, including those who have already been vaccinated.
Second citywide programme ends at 3 pm today; health chief warns police will seek out anyone who fails to get tested.
Dedicated team has already come to the aid of 2,500 people with mobility impairments.
Ho Iat Seng encourages athletes to prepare for 2025 when the Greater Bay Area will host Games.
Police warn public to verify any suspicious calls and never to reveal personal information or transfer money to strangers.
Many of the city institutions are temporarily shut down and activities cancelled or postponed.
Ferry services cancelled, museums and public areas close, and mainlanders head for home as city braces for second mass test in two months.
Health Bureau adopts changes to medical care as city embarks on second round of mass nucleic acid testing.
No quotas at any of the 18 vaccination facilities; jab-or-test ruling for public servants starts on Monday.
Health Bureau’s vaccination drive intensifies as all public servants face ‘jab-or-test’ requirement from next Monday.