The number of every day visitors to Macau during the Golden 7 days interval plunged 93.4 p.c as the metropolis imposed vacation limitations to suppress the spread of Covid.
In accordance to figures from the Community Protection Police Power, just more than 8,000 folks frequented through the 7-day interval from Oct. 1 to Oct. 7. On a day by day foundation that is about 1,166.
Last year’s Golden Week, which had an extra working day, saw 156,300 folks checking out for a every day normal of 19,538 site visitors.
The Macau Authorities Tourism Place of work experienced been hoping for about 35,000 website visitors a day, with hotel occupancy of about 80 per cent.
Macau commenced tightening travel limitations pursuing a Covid case in a resident arriving from Turkey on Sept. 18. He handed the virus on to two protection guards in the quarantine lodge in which he was staying.
The government has carried out its 3rd mass testing of the populace in two months and uncovered no additional conditions.