New UK imported case reported

A Macau resident that returned on July 21 from the United Kingdom has been classified as the 56th confirmed case of COVID-19 in the SAR.

According to health authorities, a 21-year old Macau resident, a student in the United Kingdom, arrived in Macau via a SCOOT TR904 flight coming from Singapore and travelling in seat number 23F.

The student had administered a dose of mRNA Moderna vaccine on June 24 and declared that she has never been confirmed with COVID-19.

On July 18 the result of a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 carried out in the UK was negative, and on July 19 the woman departed the UK with flight SQ319 in seat number 42A, and made a stopover in Singapore before arriving in Macau.