Taiwan confirms two new imported coronavirus cases from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Philippines were confirmed Saturday (Aug. 8), bringing the total number of cases to 479, as Taiwan recorded...

US health secretary to arrive in Taiwan Aug. 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (August 9) to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), according to an anno...

Taiwan reports new imported coronavirus case from S. Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 6) announced a new case of Wuhan coronavirus, imported from South Africa, bringing the total number o...

Update: Taiwan woman positive for coronavirus after arriving in Hong Kong

Update: 08/06 5 p.m. CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) on Thursday (Aug. 6) announced that a plane passenger who tested positive for the coronavirus several days after arriving in Hong Kong is...

CECC shoots down National Taiwan University professor's speculation about Belgian case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) has shot down speculation by National Taiwan University (NTU) professor Tony Chen (陳秀熙) that the B...

441 Taiwan contacts of Belgian being tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 441 people in Taiwan who came in contact with a Belgian man who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are undergoing testing for the virus and an...

Shortage of remdesivir drives Taiwan to consider using alternative drug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faced with a shortage of remdesivir, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Monday (Aug. 3) that it is considering the adoption of dexamethasone as ...

Taiwan sees new COVID-19 case while following-up on mystery case

Taiwan health authorities reported one new COVID-19 case Sunday, while continuing to test those who may have come into contact with a Belgian national to learn more about how he ended up testing posit...

Factory advises public to avoid Taoyuan after Thai worker contracts coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A factory in northern Taiwan on Tuesday (July 28) issued an announcement advising people not to travel to Taoyuan after a Thai migrant worker who recently left the city fo...

CECC cannot rule out Thai migrant worker contracted coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Monday (July 27) that a Thai migrant worker had tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) a few days after returning home from Taiwan, the C...

Thai migrant worker tested positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Thai migrant worker has tested positive for coronavirus during quarantine shortly after returning from Taiwan. During a press conference on Monday (July 27), Thailand...

1 new imported COVID-19 case reported in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new imported COVID-19 case was reported on Sunday (July 19) when a Taiwanese man working in Hong Kong returned home to visit his family. At a press conference, Centra...

Filipino diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hong Kong after transferring from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Sunday (July 6) that the Filipino caregiver who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in Hong Kong after transferring fli...

Taiwan stores remdesivir vials for COVID-19 patients in critical condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday (July 3) the country possesses 333 vials of remdesivir and will save them for emergency coronavirus treatme...

Taiwan's coronavirus test rule for ARC holders ends tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday announced that it will be discontinuing a requirement that foreign Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders f...