Lau Fong Chi from the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced during the press conference that the Macao government will roll out special measures to help Macao residents who are enrolled overseas to fly to the respective countries.
Lau said that after discussions with the Macao government, a number of airlines that serve the Macao airport plan to increase the number of trips late this month and early next month from Macao to Taipei and Seoul respectively, from where the local passengers can take transfer flights to the US and European countries.
Meanwhile, Alvis Lo Iek Long, a clinical director of the public Conde de São Januário Hospital Centre, announced during the press conference that the government will no longer issue paper NAT certificates to those who have undergone a COVID-19 test under its NAT programme upon their request. Lo said that the government has decided to implement the new measure as the NAT test results can now be displayed on residents’ Macao Health Code within 24 hours after they have had their sample collected.
Macao has not recorded a new COVID-19 case for 38 days.