Macau denies entry to HK visitors, infected Indonesian went via city

Local | 24 Mar 2020 10:48 am

Macau will deny entry to visitors from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland,  and Taiwan if they had been overseas in the past 14 days, the Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has announced.

Those arriving in the city will be quarantined for 14 days even if they had not been overseas.

A returnee Indonesian non-resident worker has become the 25th person to be confirmed with the virus infection, the Macau Daily Times reports. The 41-year-old male is the husband of the 14th person to be infected and the father of the 17thconfirmed case in Macau.

On March 17, he took Cathay Pacific flight CX718 (seat 47D) with his wife and son, departing from Jakarta, Indonesia and heading to Hong Kong. The first two tests were negative, but a third test on showed he is infected with the new coronavirus.


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