The responses and challenges of COVID-19 in Macao

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Abstract

Over 19,936,210 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally with 732,499 deaths with 217 countries/territories/areas involved for the public-health crisis of COVID-19 on 11 August 2020. Of 46 COVID-19 confirmed cases in Macao since 22 January 2020 (7 cases from Wuhan, China), 46 cases have recovered and discharged from hospital for the 45 case discharged on 19 May 2020. No.46 imported case returned to Macao and confirmed on 26 June 2020 after over 78 days without COVID-19 case in Macao and discharged on 17 July 2020. Why did Macao do to keep the low confirmed cases of COVID-19? How did the educational responses and challenges towards COVID-19 in Macao? The key reason should be the fast response and to ask all residents to stay at home with wearing mask since the outbreak announced by China on 21 Jan 2020, as well as "learning from home"policy for all Macao students since 3 Feb 2020. The purpose of this paper is to present the responses and challenges of COVID-19 in Macao.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICEMT 2020 - 2020 the 4th International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages226-229
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781450388375
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2020
Event4th International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology, ICEMT 2020 - Virtual, Online, Japan
Duration: 19 Jul 202022 Jul 2020

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference4th International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology, ICEMT 2020
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityVirtual, Online
Period19/07/2022/07/20

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Pandemic
  • Public health crisis
  • Responses and challenges

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