MGM Cotai Integrated Resort was shut down on Sunday morning after a casino table dealer working at the property tested positive for COVID-19 due to pandemic-related risks, health officials announced. did.
From October 30th to November 1st, casino staff, hotel staff and hotel guests will be quarantined on the premises, but no new hotel guests will be allowed.
All commercial activities within integrated resorts, including casino, hotel and restaurant operations, have been suspended, said Alvis Lo Ek Long, director of the health department.
Also, all customers who stayed on the casino floor for more than 30 minutes between October 27th and 29th had their health code turned yellow and had to wait 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 days before the code changed back. must be NATed to. Green if all test results are negative.
The dealer, a 43-year-old woman, tested positive on Sunday morning after nucleic acid testing returned negative on October 24 and 26.
Zhuhai authorities notified SAR health officials that a woman had contact with a case of COVID-19 on October 25 on the Shunda Express at the Gongbei Port Underground Shopping Center. She attended MGM Cotai on October 26, 27 and 28.
Meanwhile, the woman’s two 13-year-old sons also tested positive for COVID-19. , your health code will turn yellow and you will have to do a NAT in the next 3 days. This affects about 1,000 people. Meanwhile, classes at Ilha Verde School she will be suspended until November 5th.
Health officials are requiring all individuals to self-administer a daily rapid antigen test (RAT) today (Sunday), tomorrow (Monday), and Tuesday.
Everyone is required to upload their RAT results to the Rapid Antigen Test Reporting Platform.
The COVID-19 Response Coordination Center will ask anyone who does not have a RAT kit to obtain five kits today (Sunday) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Added that it can be collected.
In addition, starting today (Sunday) at 6 pm, the validity of the nucleic acid test (NAT) for those crossing the border into Zhuhai will be 24 hours.
In the meantime, many events held by the Department of Culture have been canceled, including the Rusophonia Festival, which has been held at the Taipa Houses Museum since Friday.
[To be updated]