Hong Kong is gradually embarking on the road to normalcy, and has fully cleared customs, but the mask order has not yet been lifted.
The Macau government took the lead in announcing today (26th) that it will no longer be mandatory to wear masks outdoors from tomorrow (27th), but those who enter medical institutions, elderly and rehabilitation homes, drivers and passengers of public transport (except taxis), You must continue to wear a mask.
▼On January 15, Macau Tourism Bureau invited representatives of Hong Kong tourism industry to visit Macau▼
Masks are still required in medical institutions and public transport
The Macau Novel Coronavirus Infection Response Coordination Center stated this morning that the epidemic situation has remained stable in the past two months. After referring to the prevention and control experience around the world, it has decided to adjust the measures to wear masks from February 27.
The center continued to point out that under normal circumstances, all people staying in outdoor places are no longer required to wear masks; however, people entering medical institutions, the elderly and rehabilitation homes (except for inpatients or service users living in institutions), Drivers and passengers of public transport (except taxis) must continue to wear masks.
As for other indoor places and means of transportation, the person in charge can decide whether to require users to wear masks based on factors such as the epidemic situation at the time, the air circulation in the place or means of transportation, the number and density of people, the nature and duration of the activity; if required Wearing a mask should be announced or notified in an appropriate manner.
▼On December 24, the Hong Kong-Macau direct bus "Hong Kong-Macau Express Line" will resume service▼
The center also pointed out that in some specific situations, such as holding large-scale gatherings, group infections in nurseries and non-higher education institutions, or peak epidemics in Macau, the organizers should require personnel entering the relevant places to wear masks.
In addition, masks should also be worn when individuals have flu-like symptoms such as fever, myalgia, sore throat, cough or runny nose.
As for infants and young children under the age of 3, they do not need to wear masks when entering any place.
The center emphasizes that if the new crown epidemic situation changes, it will adjust the requirements for wearing masks in indoor places according to the actual situation, reminding citizens to prepare masks when they go out daily so that they can be worn when necessary; and reserve them at home for at least two weeks. masks for emergency use.
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