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New COVID cluster infection reported in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman on Wednesday (Sept. 22) became the third person to be confirmed with COVID-19 in one New Taipei City household. Deputy Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) ch...

New Taipei kindergarten Delta COVID cluster spreads to Taoyuan couple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 13) announced another new case tied to a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 and...

China's Fujian Province reports 64 cases in new Delta COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Sunday (Sept. 12) reported that a new cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 has swollen to 64 cases in Fujian Province. Local Chinese healt...

New Taipei kindergarten Delta COVID cluster grows to 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Sept. 12) announced two new cases tied to a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 and centered on...

New Taipei City bans indoor dining, closes public spaces until Sept. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) confirmed the Delta variant was behind Banqiao’s kindergarten COVID-19 cluster at a press conference on Wednesday (Sept. 8) an...

7 Taipei schools suspend classes due to COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 600 students have been affected by class suspensions at seven schools across Taipei in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in New Taipei City. By Tuesday (Se...

Chen says New Taipei kindergarten cluster 'highly likely' Delta

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday said that it is "highly likely" that a cluster infection that broke out this week in N...

Expert recommends antibody tests for parents in New Taipei kindergarten COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an interview on Tuesday morning (Sept. 7), National Taiwan University (NTUCH) Superintendent Huang Li-min (黃立民) said identifying people carrying antibodies but no v...

Kindergarten COVID cluster in New Taipei swells to 15, delta feared to be culprit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Tuesday (Sept. 7) announced five new COVID-19 cases tied to a cluster infection at a kindergarten. New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) announced that t...

COVID cluster infection breaks out in New Taipei kindergarten

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 6) announced nine new COVID-19 cases tied to a cluster infection at a kindergarten in New Taipei City. On Su...

New Taipei City announces measures against COVID delta variant at schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If a single case of the COVID-19 delta variant emerges at a school in New Taipei City, classes will be suspended for 14 days, Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Saturday (Sept. 4)...

Taiwan sends out 1.1 million texts after COVID cluster case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) sent out 1.1 million text messages Saturday (Sept. 4) to warn people who might have visited the same locations at the same time ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air scraps Chicago flights, sacks COVID-positive pilot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air has suspended flights to and from Chicago and sacked a COVID-positive pilot for failing to provide correct information about his condition, reports said Saturday (...

Child of pregnant employee is latest COVID case at Taiwan Power Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The child of a pregnant employee of the Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) became the latest case in a COVID-19 cluster at the state utility, forcing a kindergarten to close ...

Taiwan state utility Taipower reports COVID cluster at headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) reported three COVID-19 infections at its Taipei City headquarters, forcing the testing of 2,550 staff members Wednesday (Aug...