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Macau will close all its casinos for two weeks as the gambling hub battles the new coronavirus, its leader announced, cutting off the lifeblood of the city's economy. (AFP/File pic)
Macau will close all its casinos for two weeks as the gambling hub battles the new coronavirus, its leader announced, cutting off the lifeblood of the city's economy. (AFP/File pic)

MACAU: Macau will close all its casinos for two weeks as the gambling hub battles the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), its leader announced Tuesday, cutting off the lifeblood of the city’s economy.

“We will suspend the gambling industry and related casino businesses for half a month,” chief executive Ho Iat-seng said. - AFP

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