Social Affairs

Government postpone class resumption for non-tertiary education schools

Class resumption for non-tertiary education schools postponed by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ).

19 Mar, 2020

Macau issues COVID-19 travel alert for all foreign countries

Macau's Tourism Crisis Management Office issued a Level 2 travel alert for all foreign countries and territories, considering the current situation of the COVID-19 in the world.

19 Mar, 2020

Regency Art Hotel in Taipa to be used for quarantine

A third government-designated hotel for the local government's quarantine measures — 326-room Regency Art Hotel — opened today.

19 Mar, 2020

Government bans foreign non-resident workers from entering Macau

Blanket ban on entry of foreign non-resident workers into Macau have been ordered, starting from 00:00 today, with the aim of stemming the further spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Macau.

19 Mar, 2020

‘Golden Bus’ fever checks

All passengers of the bus service between the Macau checkpoint and the Hong Kong checkpoint of the delta bridge (colloquially known as “Golden Bus” service) have to undergo a temperature check before being allowed to board the bus.

19 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 2 more cases after midnight

The local government confirmed two more new COVID-19 cases in the early hours of today – Macau’s 16th and 17th COVID-19 cases.

19 Mar, 2020

Over 350,000 register for consumption smartcard on 1st day

Registration for the government-issued consumption smartcard kicked off at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and by 6 p.m.

19 Mar, 2020

Macau’s higher education to resume classes from April 1

Six of the city's 10 tertiary education institutions will gradually resume on-campus classes on April 1. 

19 Mar, 2020

Local student returning from UK classified as ‘suspected’ COVID-19 case

A suspected case of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been detected.

18 Mar, 2020

Macau bans foreign non-resident workers’ entry

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng ordered today a blanket ban on the entry of foreign non-resident workers into Macau, starting at 0:00 Thursday.

18 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 15th COVID-19 case, third in a day

The 15th case of coronavirus in Macau was confirmed this afternoon.

18 Mar, 2020

14th COVID-19 case

14th case of coronavirus in Macau announced Wednesday morning. Since Sunday (15th), Macau has had four new COVID-19 cases after having had none for about 40 consecutive days.

18 Mar, 2020

Ban of foreign visitors aims to protect locals

2 cases confirmed on Tuesday, bringing total to 13. Ban of foreign visitors also implemented.

18 Mar, 2020

One more quarantine hotel

A second government-designated hotel for the local government’s quarantine measure – the Golden Crown China Hotel – opened Tuesday night.

18 Mar, 2020

2 incidents

The Health Bureau urged arrivals to cooperate with anti-epidemic personnel at the city’s various border checkpoints.

18 Mar, 2020

Macau confirms 13th COVID-19 case, second in a day (update)

The Macau government announced  Tuesday night the city's 13th novel coronavirus (COVID-19) case, the second case confirmed today and the third since Sunday . 

18 Mar, 2020

13th COVID-19 case

13th case of coronavirus in Macau announced.

17 Mar, 2020

Legislature passes joint Hengqin checkpoint bill

The Legislative Assembly (AL) on Monday passed a government-initiated bill enabling Macau’s Lotus Flower border checkpoint to be relocated to the new Hengqin border checkpoint building.

17 Mar, 2020

Macau non-residents prohibited in the territory from Wednesday

The Macau government prohibited the entrance in the territory, from 00:00 March 18, to all non-residents according to an Executive Order from the Chief Executive published on Tuesday in the Macau Gazette.

17 Mar, 2020

12th imported COVID-19 case

New imported COVID-19 case confirmed in Macau.

17 Mar, 2020