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CECC says daily COVID cases in 'obvious decline' after May peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (June 17) predicted that based on the current downward trend, daily COVID cases should drop below 50,000 next...

CECC predicts drop in COVID cases starting next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) official on Thursday (June 16) predicted an "obvious decrease" in COVID cases starting next week. During a press conf...

Taiwan '3+4' quarantine Q&A

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (June 15), Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme begins, shortening the mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers from seven days to o...

Taiwan to replace on-arrival PCR test with saliva test on June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 31) announced that starting on Wednesday (June 1), passengers arriving in Taiwan will no longer be required to u...

Taiwan’s Pegatron registers COVID cluster at Taoyuan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Work at a Pegatron Corporation plant in Taoyuan City will stop for five days after the discovery of a COVID-19 cluster involving at least 60 employees, reports said Saturd...

Taiwan confirms 183 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 183 local COVID-19 infections and 97 imported cases on Sunday (April 3), and the death tally remained unchanged at 853, according to the Central Epidemic ...

Taiwan reports 19 COVID transmission chains of unknown origin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 30) announced that amid a surge of cases across Taiwan, the country has nearly 20 transmission chains from u...

Multiple unrelated COVID cases across Taiwan 'warning sign': Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced Tuesday (March 29) that the multiple unrelated COVID cases and cluster infections reported acro...

4th COVID vaccine dose in Taiwan? See what other countries doing: Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said on Sunday (March 27) that Taiwan will wait and see how other countries are doing in terms of adminis...

Taiwan reports new COVID cases from factory clusters in New Taipei, Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local governments on Saturday (March 26) reported 10 new COVID-19 infections at a technology plant in New Taipei City’s Shulin District and four new cases linked to ...

2 Taiwanese, 2 Filipino workers at Career, Askey test positive for COVID in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four workers at electronics factories tested positive for COVID on Tuesday (Feb. 15) in northern Taiwan. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced that two Taiwanese wo...

Chen says COVID outbreak in Taiwan has 'stabilized,' cases down 24%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 14) said that the situation with the COVID outbreak in Taiwan is "stable" and "contro...

63% of symptomatic Taiwanese children with Omicron have fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey of over 600 Omicron cases in Taiwan reveals that most children and adults experience a mild case of the disease, but the symptoms vary significantly between the t...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung reports 12 new COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Feb. 4) reported 12 new COVID-19 cases in Kaohsiung City. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 25 lo...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan shuts down logistics firm over COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After seven new COVID-19 infections were reported at a logistics firm Wednesday (Feb. 2), Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) ordered the company to suspend its activities until fu...