Macau’s health authorities have announced that they are expecting the first deliveries of Covid-19 vaccines to arrive this week. Frontline workers are expected to be among the first to be vaccinated.
Bloomberry Resorts chief Enrique Razon is spearheading efforts to bring Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine to the Philippines, consolidating orders from the wealthy class, business organizations, and other interested parties.
The Macau Health Bureau’s Control of Communicable Diseases and Surveillance of Diseases Department Coordinator Leong Iek Hou has said that Macau’s first Covid-19 vaccines will be available in the current quarter.
Macau health authorities have guaranteed that the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered in the territory on a voluntary basis and that it will be free for the local population.
We enter a week, and the final month of the year, with a global economy tipping wildly between extremes of optimism and pessimism.
This week's "By The Numb3rs" by Asia Gaming Brief comes just after the announcement of Pfizer and Moderna's covid-19 vaccine, which is now nearing the end of its stage 3 clinical trials - complete with promising results.
Shares in casino operators across Asia rose on Tuesday following news that Pfizer has produced a vaccine that is 90 percent reliable, though analysts say that easing of travel restrictions are needed for a more sustainable rally.