Macau closes borders after new Coronavirus case

Macau closes borders after new Coronavirus case

Macau in lockdown after a Spanish businessman and returning resident tested positive for Covid-19.

Macau.- After 40 days without any new cases of Coronavirus, Macau has once again closed its borders to all non-residents after Covid-19 was detected in two people.

The lockdown applies to all non-residents, except blue-card holders and residents from greater China.

According to local media, Macau’s 12th case of Coronavirus yesterday with a 47-year-old Spanish businessman testing positive after arriving in the city from Beijing.

The second confirmed case is a 20-year-old resident who flow from London and entered Macau via Hong Kong.

“Several thousand students who are studying abroad might come back to Macau and we have to concentrate our medical resources on them,” Health Bureau Director, Lei Chin Ion, said.

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