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Taiwan reports 61,697 local COVID cases, surpasses 800,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 61,697 local COVID cases on Monday (May 16). The CECC also confirmed 57 imported cases, bringing the total case cou...

Taiwan reports 64,972 local COVID cases, 41 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 64,972 local COVID cases on Friday (May 13) and a record 41 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed ...

Taiwan reports 65,385 local COVID cases, 17 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 65,385 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 12), a 14% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

170 pigs struck by lightning in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A lightning strike killed 40 pigs and injured 130 at a hog farm in western Taiwan early Wednesday morning (May 11). During a thunderstorm that hit Changhua County&rsquo...

Taiwan reports 57,188 local COVID cases, surpasses 500,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 57,188 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 11), a 12% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Taiwan reports 50,780 local COVID cases, surpasses 400,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 50,780 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 10), an increase of 26% over the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks Taiwan

Update: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred 96.9 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at 3:45 p.m. with a focal depth of 27.5 km. Taitung County reported an intensity level of 3 while Yilan County, ...

Taiwan reports 40,263 local COVID cases, 12 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 40,263 local COVID cases on Monday (May 9). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 41 imported cases, bring...

Taiwan confirms 44,294 local COVID cases, 12 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 44,294 local COVID-19 infections, 12 deaths, and 67 imported cases on Sunday (May 8). According to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the new ...

Taiwan reports 36,168 local COVID cases, 10 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 36,168 local COVID cases on Friday (May 6), an increase of 20% from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時...

Orsted to test breeding corals on Taiwan’s offshore wind farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orsted will embark on an innovative initiative to grow corals on offshore wind turbine foundations in the waters of Taiwan this summer as it seeks to support biodiversity ...

Taiwan surpasses 30,000 local COVID case mark with 30,035 infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 30,035 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 5), the first time the country has reported more than 30,000 infections in o...

Taiwan reports 28,420 local COVID cases, total cases surpass 200,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,420 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 4), a 23% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Taiwan reports 23,102 local COVID cases, 5 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,102 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 3), a 29% increase from the previous day and breaking the 20,000 mark for the...

Early-morning magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Hualien felt across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted Hualien County at 2:43 a.m. on Tuesday (May 3), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tremor was located...