MACAU, CHINA: Travel Restrictions

Apr 14, 2020 | Global

Summary

The Macau government has introduced temperature screening at all border checkpoints, including the airport, land crossings, and ferry terminals. All inbound travelers must complete a health declaration form upon arrival. Ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau are suspended.

More Information

On February 20, 2020, the Macau government began enforcing medical checks for tourists who have been to areas with a high incidence of the novel coronavirus within a 14-day period. The Macau government has also established processing centers at the Macau Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium and the Taipa Ferry Terminal to screen passengers for symptoms of COVID-19.

Tourists whose medical check results meet the requirements of the Health Bureau will be allowed to continue their trip. Those who do not meet the Health Bureau requirements may be subject to compulsory quarantine in addition to criminal prosecution in accordance with local law. Individuals who have been to South Korea are subject to a 14-day observation in quarantine at a designated venue in Macau. The costs of quarantine in designated hotels will be borne by the individuals themselves.

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