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Macau mass tests its population after COVID-19 infections

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Hong Kong, ChinaReuters Macau carried out mass testing of its 700,000 residents on Tuesday after the emergence of COVID-19 cases in the past week, including at a major casino that prompted authorities to seal 1,500 people inside. All residents in the world’s biggest gambling hub have been told to take a PCR test on Tuesday […]

Macau shuts most businesses, restaurants amid mass testing; casinos stay open

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Hong Kong, ChinaReuters The world’s biggest gambling hub Macau began its second day of mass COVID-19 testing on Monday, with banks, schools, government services and other businesses shut, but casions remaining open. The testing of Macau’s roughly 600,000 residents is expected to end on Tuesday and comes after dozens of locally transmitted cases were discovered […]

Dozens die as Typhoon Mangkhut hits Asia; Hurricane Florence deluges US east coast

More than 60 people have died and millions have been forced to flee their homes in Asia after Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines and onto southern China. The typhoon made landfall in the northern Philippines in the early hours of Saturday, leaving a trail of wreckage as it caused landslides and destroyed properties. At […]