Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre announces NAT testing plan for today (18 October)

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre (hereinafter referred to as “the Centre”) announces that, in order to cater for the latest epidemic prevention measures at Zhuhai-Macao boundary control points, the following NAT testing plan will be in place for today (18 October):

Seven regular testing stations (including Macao Forum, Pac On Ferry Terminal, Kiang Wu Hospital, the University Hospital, Macao Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium, Namyue Hengqin Port and Qingmao Port) will accept bookings and provide test certificates on paper. Bookings for nucleic acid test can be made via this link (

Besides, from 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight today (18 October), three additional temporary NAT stations will be set up at the Macao Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium (1/F), Tap Seac Multi-sport Pavilion (Pavilion A) and the Macao Cultural Centre. The public can schedule a test via this link ( starting 11:00 am this morning. To minimize crowd gathering, paper-based test certificates will not be provided and payment will not be accepted in the three temporary stations. After taking the test, residents will receive an SMS notifying them to settle the testing fees within 1 month via online payment or in person at the cashier’s offices of the Health Bureau. Those who fail to pay the fees within 1 month will not be allowed to make new bookings for nucleic acid test.

Apart from the above, the high-frequency NAT programme which includes 3 trades (all renovation and laundry workers, and security guards) and 2 population groups (Nepalese and Vietnamese non-resident workers) will continue. The concerned individuals should get tested once every other day for 4 consecutive times. Testing sites, for which prior booking is required, include 5 regular NAT stations (located in Pac On Ferry Terminal, Macao Forum, Kiang Wu Hospital, University Hospital, and Macao Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium) and 10 additional NAT stations (located at Grand Lisboa, Sands, Venetian, Wynn Macau, Wynn Palace, Broadway, StarWorld, MGM Macau, MGM Cotai and Studio City).

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