Given the recent situation of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS -CoV) in South Korea, the Health Bureau (SSM) has raised their epidemic response level from a “standard alert” to “high-level alert”, advising Macao residents not to travel to South Korea during this period. The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) advices Macao residents not to travel to South Korea unless necessary. Macao residents who intend to travel to South Korea or are currently travelling in South Korea should follow the recommendations of the Health Bureau (SSM) and avoid visiting medical institutions or contact with local medical staffs, be aware of personal hygiene by washing hands frequently, and wearing a mask in public areas. From information gathered through the Macao travel industry, there is currently 1 (one) Macao tour group with approximately 4 (four) persons in South Korea which will return to Macao today. Until the present moment GGCT has received 38 requests for information. If necessary, Macao residents can call the 24-hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000, or the Health Bureau (SSM) Hotline (853) 2870 0800 for information.