Entry policies in Macau will not change due to new confirmed imported case
Health authorities today (Friday) indicated that that entry policies will not change due to the new confirmed case reported on a passenger on board of a special flight from Tokyo.
Yesterday, it was revealed that one of the passengers onboard one of the two special Air Macau flights coming from Tokyo bringing 109 residents stranded abroad tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Macau, the first confirmed case in seven months.
However in a special press conference held this morning, the Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre underlined that the new case in question did not pose any risk of community outbreak.
“Only one case is a stable and contained situation […] This does not pose a risk of community infection. You can rest assured all measures were taken, we had prepared for the worse and each passenger arriving in the flights was treated as they were infected,” Conde S. Januario Hospital Doctor Alvis Lo Iek Long.