COVID-19: Macau only allows entry to casinos with negative test starting Saturday
Macau’s casinos will only be allowed entry with a negative Covid-19 test starting Saturday, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) said today. COVID-19: Macau only allows entry to casinos with negative test starting Saturday.
“Macau casinos will add a series of epidemic prevention measures, namely by requiring all persons entering casino areas, including customers, casino workers and public service workers, to show a negative certificate of nucleic acid test conducted within the past 48 hours,” the DICJ indicated.
On the other hand, casino workers are required to present the negative result of a rapid antigen test on a daily basis.
The new measures come at a time when Macau is experiencing the worst outbreak since the start of the covid-19 pandemic, accounting for more than 400 cases in just over a week. During this period, three tests were conducted to the entire population, the last of which ended today, with the detection of new cases, indicated the health authorities in a press conference.
Macau follows the ‘zero case’ policy defined in Mainland China. There are areas of the city isolated, thousands of people in forced quarantines and strong border restrictions are maintained.
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