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Fourth Omicron wave causes spike in Taiwan COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said serious COVID cases are on the rise due to the Omicron XBB variant replacing BA 2.75 as the dominant virus strain, pe...

Taiwan CECC holds last press conference, will shutter on May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 960 press conferences held since being activated, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) held its final press briefing on Thursday (April 27) Over the past 1,...

Taiwan adds 22,138 local COVID cases, says new guidelines to be unveiled this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 22,138 local COVID cases on Monday (Jan. 30), with 153 imported cases and 30 deaths, on the first working day after th...

Taiwan's 3rd COVID wave has peaked: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 16) said that Taiwan's third wave of COVID cases has peaked. At a press conference that afternoon, CDC Di...

Taiwan reports 1,500 imported cases from China over week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 9) announced that over 1,500 passengers arriving from China last week tested positive for COVID, which was equiv...

Taiwan adds 17,118 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 17,118 local COVID cases on Tuesday (Dec. 13), with 50 imported cases and 12 deaths. The number of local cases incr...

Taiwan adds 11,888 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 11,888 local COVID cases on Monday (Nov. 21), with 27 imported cases and 41 deaths. The number of local cases decre...

Taiwan adds 16,538 local COVID cases, reports first local BQ.1 case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 16,538 local COVID cases on Monday (Nov. 7), with 23 imported cases, and 34 deaths. The number of local cases decre...

Taiwan adds 22,593 local COVID cases, reports 1st local XBB case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 22,593 local COVID cases on Monday (Oct. 31), with 41 imported cases, and 59 deaths. The number of local cases decr...

Taiwan logs 26,336 new local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 26,336 local COVID cases on Monday (Oct. 24), with 21 imported cases, and 62 deaths. The number of local cases decr...

Taiwan reports XBB, BQ.1.1 subvariants for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 17) announced the first cases of the Omicron variants BQ.1.1 and XBB, while four BF.7 infections have also been ...

Taiwan reports 28,806 local COVID cases, down 10% from last week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 17) announced 28,806 cases, a 10.17% decrease from the same day last week. CDC Director-General Chou Jih-haw ...

Taiwan adds 28,513 local COVID cases, BA.5 makes up 80% of new infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 28,513 local COVID cases on Monday (Sept. 26), 272 imported cases, and 56 deaths, including a 7-month-old girl. The...

Taiwan adds 25,346 local COVID cases, 234 cases of Omicron subvariants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 25,346 local COVID cases on Monday (Sept. 12), 237 imported cases, and 28 deaths. The number of local cases increas...

Taiwan adds 23,931 local COVID cases, resumes visa-free entry for US and others

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 23,931 local COVID cases on Monday (Sept. 5), 172 imported cases, and 31 deaths. The number of local cases increase...