Preparations for a soft reopening of City of Dreams Manila is in full swing. It will begin with COVID-19 testing for its staff members and housing of employees on-site for safety. And a reconfiguration of the gaming floor to promote social distancing.
However, according to sources of online casino Korea, the relaunch is still pending for government approval.
Moving Forward with A Soft Reopening of City of Dreams Manila
The property owner, Melco Resorts & Entertainment states that they have already set-up free testing for the staff member. A rapid antibody testing will be available for employees who are currently at the property. It also includes employees returning to gaming and hospitality operations.
Several testing booths will be available on-site following the standards required by the Department of Health.
Staff members who will test negative will be housed on the property as well as the nearby hotels. Shuttle services will provide transportation to those who will stay in nearby hotels. Any staff members need further testing will require to be under quarantine until results are out.
New Protocols for the Soft Reopening of City of Dreams Manila
On top of the testing, new protocols for health and safety implementing by the Philippines’ casino. It includes sanitation mats, thermal screening, and hand sanitizer at entrances and high-traffic areas. Also, wearing face masks will be mandatory for guests as well as the casino personnel.
The placement of slot machines also have their online slots version, will be one meter apart. Aside from the casino operations, the restaurants will be operating at 50% maximum capacity. Furthermore, the gaming tables with a maximum of three players each will bring a disadvantage of betting odds on the house.
COD Manila consults PAGCOR, together with the Department of Health and the Parañaque Health Office, to comply with the guidelines. In which the government established as well as health standards from the World Health Organization.