PoliticsPortugal

UK split over 'confusing' Portugal quarantine rules

A senior British government minister admitted Friday there was “confusion” over quarantine rules after separate UK countries announced different restrictions on travellers arriving from Portugal. From Friday, people arriving in Scotland or Wales from Portugal…
MacaoSociety

Residents start paying second quarantine

The Government of Macau now only guarantees a quarantine at no cost to residents of the designated hotels. As of September 1, anyone who makes a second medical observation has to pay 5,600 patacas, Betty Fok, of the Tourism Bureau, announced this afternoon. “As the…
Society

Psychology in isolation time

Throughout March, with the pandemic caused by the Covid-19 outbreak centered on Europe and the United States, Macao students around the world began to return to the territory. As determined by the Government as a measure to prevent the containment of the disease, when entering the city the students had to go through a period of 14 days of quarantine, in a place previously defined by the authorities. A specialist in psychology heard by PLATAFORMA understands that this time should be used to try new things and organize personal life. Whoever went through the isolation says he went fast.