Visitors wear face masks as they walk outside the Venetian casino hotel resort in Macau, which on Januar 22 reported its first case of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Visitors wear face masks as they walk outside the Venetian casino hotel resort in Macau, which on Januar 22 reported its first case of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP

Macau’s calm, organised handling of coronavirus crisis puts Hong Kong panic in perspective

  • Macau has been better than Hong Kong at tackling the outbreak of the deadly virus, according to observers and experts
  • A controlled distribution of face masks to residents is among the measures it has been lauded for taking, while desperate Hongkongers queue for hours

Visitors wear face masks as they walk outside the Venetian casino hotel resort in Macau, which on Januar 22 reported its first case of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Visitors wear face masks as they walk outside the Venetian casino hotel resort in Macau, which on Januar 22 reported its first case of the novel coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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