A casino hotel in Macau closed due to an outbreak of COVID infection. Along with this, about 700 people were trapped in the hotel, Reuters quoted a local broadcast.
According to Reuters news agency on June 21st, epidemic prevention personnel have blocked Macau's Potuna Hotel and banned people from entering and exiting, and government officials are preparing to inspect COVID.
From noon on June 19th to noon on 21st, Macau conducted PCR tests on all residents. It is the first time in 8 months that the investigation committee has targeted all residents.
Macau officials have recently said a large number of people infected with COVID are facing a crisis. Macau has only one public hospital, and the hospital is already saturated, Reuters reported.
Authorities also temporarily restricted per capita purchase limits at supermarkets and department stores as residents set out to stock up on groceries. Currently, Macau's public sector, banks and schools are closed.
Macau authorities have adhered to the Chinese "Zero-COVID" policy and have closed the border for more than 2 years. Macau immigrants must be quarantined at the hotel for 10 days and also quarantined for 7 days.
According to the Central Epidemic Prevention Headquarters, the cumulative number of people infected with COVID19 in Macau to this day is 93. No deaths have been reported yet.
Published : 2022/06/24 09:59 KST
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