In Macau, mainland tourists can receive the vaccine targeting the original strain of Covid-19. Only local residents qualify for the bivalent vaccine targeting new variants. Photo: Winson Wong
In Macau, mainland tourists can receive the vaccine targeting the original strain of Covid-19. Only local residents qualify for the bivalent vaccine targeting new variants. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: as cases surge, mainland Chinese head to Macau to get mRNA vaccine unavailable at home

  • Macau has lifted restrictions on vaccinations for short-stay visitors and is offering the BioNTech shot for a fee
  • Shenzhen couple have not been vaccinated at home but Beijing’s relaxation of Covid rules prompts trip to get the jab

In Macau, mainland tourists can receive the vaccine targeting the original strain of Covid-19. Only local residents qualify for the bivalent vaccine targeting new variants. Photo: Winson Wong
In Macau, mainland tourists can receive the vaccine targeting the original strain of Covid-19. Only local residents qualify for the bivalent vaccine targeting new variants. Photo: Winson Wong
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