Macau has had no new imported COVID-19 cases for 17 consecutive days since April 8.
The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre announced today that one more of its confirmed novel coronavirus patient has been discharged and has been transferred to Centro Clínico de Saúde Pública for a further 14-day recovery isolation period.
Macau’s 28th discharged patient – the 44th confirmed COVID-19 case – is the 52-year-old male Macau resident who was living in the United Kingdom.
The patient was hospitalised for 21 days and was stable prior to release from isolation. He has met the discharge criteria.
Macau’s first novel coronavirus case was registered on January 22. Nearly all of Macau’s novel coronavirus cases have been imported, with the second wave beginning March 15.
There have only been 45 confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Macau, with 28 patients already discharged. Only 17 COVID-19 patients are still in isolation.