Authorities in Macao SAR and the nearby city of Zhuhai have agreed that epidemic prevention and control measures, currently in effect at the Zhuhai-Macao border crossings, will continue until midnight September 30.
This is the result of a videoconference meeting between Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng and Communist Party Secretary of Zhuhai Municipal Committee Guo Yonghang and Zhuhai Mayor Huang Zhihao, among other officials.
Ho Iat Seng joined this meeting just after arriving in Macau, after an official six-day mission to the mainland that took him to Chengdu City in Sichuan Province and Xi’an City in the province. of Shaanxi.
The authorities in Macau and Zhuhai will remain in close communication and the cross-border crossing measures will be adjusted, in due course, according to the evolution of the epidemic situation in Macau.
Starting at 6 a.m. on September 26 (Sunday), people traveling to Zhuhai from Macau were required by Zhuhai authorities to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine. People working either in the logistics industry, the funeral sector, or in the medical sector
The meeting was also attended by videoconference, the Secretary of Administration and Justice, AndrÃ© Cheong, the Secretary of Security, Wong Sio Chak, the Secretary of Social Affairs and Culture, Elsie Ao Ieong, the Commander General of unitary police service, Leong Man Cheong, general manager of customs services, Vong Man Chong, among others.