Hotel Fortuna cordoned off after suspected case, at least 500 people to be placed under observation

The Hotel Fortuna in Rua de Cantao, its casino and the nearby Pak Tou Parking Lot have been sealed this morning by police and health authorities, with about 500 to 700 people to be taken to Sheraton for quarantine, after a hotel employee tested positive for Covid, TDM TV reported.

Authorities have cordoned off the area and supplies are being taken inside the property.

Chinese newspaper Macao Daily has also reported that rapid test kits will be distributed to people inside for self-testing, while some hotel guests were left stranded outside after the property was sealed.

A total of 47 confirmed cases have been reported so far since the most recent community outbreak.