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1,500 Taiwan Compal Electronics workers tested after 2 catch COVID at Tasty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Compal Electronics (仁寶電腦) factory in Taoyuan City has been closed for disinfection and 1,500 workers tested for COVID after a couple who works at the factory were found ...

18 schools in Taiwan's Taoyuan close as Tasty cluster infection grows to 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 18 schools in Taoyuan have halted classes for one day to two weeks amid a surge in Omicron cases in the city connected to the Tasty steakhouse chain over the we...

Taiwan bank cluster surges to 17, Tasty cases rise to 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cluster infection that started at a bank in Taoyuan on Friday (Jan. 14) rose to 17 cases, while a cluster infection tied to a steakhouse in the city climbed to five case...

Taiwan home care worker key link in Omicron cluster infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) denied that a residential service worker is a super spreader, she is a key link in a number of chains of transmission o...

3 Union Bank clerks test positive for COVID in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three out of the four local COVID cases announced on Wednesday (Jan. 12) are employees of a bank in Taoyuan City. On Wednesday, Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) annou...

COVID cluster of 5 breaks out in northern Taiwan electronics factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An electronics factory in Taoyuan was shut down on Tuesday (Jan. 11) after five workers tested positive for COVID. Among the group of luggage cart workers who recently ...

3 COVID cases tied to Taipei Hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three COVID cases were confirmed by Taipei City leaders on Tuesday (Jan. 11), including two nurses and the boyfriend of one of the nurses. During a press conference hel...

South Taiwan mall closed after visit by airport cluster case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hanshin Arena mall in Kaohsiung is closed for disinfection after a COVID case tied to the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Omicron cluster infection recently visit...

4 northern Taiwan schools close as airport cluster spreads to community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four schools in Taoyuan City have canceled classes after a chain of transmission that started with an airport worker has spread to at least two children, with other famili...

1,000 people party in Omicron case's karaoke club for New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are concerns that a New Year's Eve party at a social club in Taoyuan could become a superspreader event for the Omicron variant after a Omicron-positive individu...

3 more Taiwan airport cleaners test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three more cleaning workers at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport tested positive for COVID on Wednesday (Jan. 5), bringing the number of airport personnel tied to a...

Omicron-linked cleaner visited Taoyuan KTV 5 times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Among the places that four airport cleaning workers linked to an Omicron cluster infection visited before being diagnosed with COVID was a karaoke club in Taoyuan City, wh...

Omicron cluster case movements revealed in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan City Government on Wednesday (Jan. 5) revealed the recent movements of four cleaners working at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport who are connected to an Om...

2 more workers at Taiwan's Taoyuan airport test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese media is reporting that two additional employees of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport have tested positive for COVID. In a press release issued on Mond...

Taiwan reports 1st local Omicron cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two COVID infections that had been considered imported have been reclassified as local and determined to be caused by the Omicron variant, marking Taiwan's first repor...