Qingdao visitors will have to quarantine in Macau

Authorities in Qingdao are testing nine million people for Covid-19.
Authorities in Qingdao are testing nine million people for Covid-19.

The measure will apply to all visitors entering Macau who have been to Qingdao city in the prior 14 days. 

Macau.- The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre has announced all visitors arriving to Macau from Qingdao in Shandong province will have to go through a 14-day mandatory quarantine.  

The measure will apply with immediate effect to all of those who enter Macau and have been to Qingdao city in the prior 14 days.  

They will be subject to medical observation in designated places, the Health Bureau said at a press conference. 

An outbreak of Covid-19 cases has been detected in Qingdao and traced to a hospital that treated imported Covid-19 patients. The city is now testing its entire population of nine million people. 

The authorities recommended citizens suspend any unnecessary trips to the city. 

Macau has reported no new Covid-19 cases for the last 108 days.

Since the end of September, visitors from mainland China can again apply to enter Macau through the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS). The city is in conversations with Hong Kong authorities about the implementation of a travel bubble.  

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