Macau Government shuts hotels in an attempt to control the spread of Coronavirus.
Macau.- Five hotels with their combined 1957 rooms have been shut in an attempt to control the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, according to the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO).
The shuttered hotels include three properties connected to gaming operator Sands China located on the Cotai Strip.
This includes the Four Seasons Hotel (409 rooms), St. Regis Macau (400 rooms) Conrad Macau (650 rooms) and Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 (408 rooms).
The Grand Harbour Hotel, a 3-star 90 room hotel near Lan Mau owned b SJM Holdings has also been closed.
Local authorities have requested gaming operations at 41 casinos cease for a 15-day period as the impact of the Coronavirus continues to impact Macau.