MACAO, June 22 – To reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in the territory, holders of the yellow health code should not use public transport for collective use, such as buses and light rail. If the persons concerned have to travel by taxi, they must respect the following instructions:
- Code Yellow holders who develop fever, dry cough, fatigue, sore throat, decreased sense of smell (taste), diarrhea, or other respiratory symptoms should avoid taking public transport, including taxis;
- Take the initiative to warn the taxi driver that he is wearing a yellow health code;
- If a “location code” for saving Macau health code routes is displayed in the passenger compartment, scan the QR code and save the route. If this code is not displayed, the interested party must record information about the route, such as date and time, destination and vehicle registration number;
- During the ride, wear a mask properly and do not eat inside the taxi;
- Avoid touching objects inside the taxi after touching your eyes, mouth and nose;
- Always keep your hands clean using a hydro-alcoholic solution.
At the same time, the taxi driver should observe the following points:
- When driving, keep the taxi windows open so that the air is well ventilated;
- Wear a mask properly while driving;
- Ensure that the Macau health code “location code” is displayed inside the taxi and encourage passengers to record their route using the Macau health code;
- Use contactless payment methods as much as possible;
- After carrying a Code Yellow passenger, disinfect passenger seats and frequently touched surfaces, such as door handles and handrails;
- Keep your hands clean by washing your hands frequently with liquid soap and water or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, replace the mask occasionally, and practice hand hygiene before touching eyes, nose and mouth;
- Get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible and monitor your health; if you develop fever, dry cough, fatigue, sore throat, decreased sense of smell (taste), diarrhea, or other respiratory symptoms, wear a mask and seek prompt medical attention.