Macau enters the second day of mass Covid-19 testing

After a big surge in the number of locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the Macau government has ramped up its mass testing. The gambling hub, usually termed the ‘Las Vegas of Asia’, entering its second day of mass testing today. All schools, government services, and businesses are shut, and residents...

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Shortened quarantine a possibility: Macau CE Ho

A “7+7” quarantine period is a goal for Ho Iat-seng, Macau’s chief executive, if the Covid-19 pandemic stabilises locally and on the mainland this summer. There are currently 14 days of medical observation in hotels followed by 7 days of home quarantine for international visitors, as well as those from...

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China, Macau ‘Zero-COVID’ Policy Scolded by WHO Director-General

China’s “zero-COVID” policy responds strongly to even a few new incidents. Travel restrictions continue to hinder Macau tourism. “We’ve told Chinese specialists that this method isn’t sustainable,” the WHO leader said. Relaxing its zero-COVID policy is crucial. China blocked Tedros’ WeChat and Weibo posts instantly. Macau Health Official Responds Ending COVID-19 regulations...

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