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Taiwan reports 22,347 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 22,347 local COVID-19 infections Saturday (July 23), as well as 248 imported cases and 53 deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

Taiwan reports 1st teen death from COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 15-year-old boy suddenly collapsed and died from COVID when he returned to school on May 30, marking the first teenager in Taiwan to die from the virus. The Central E...

47% of Taiwan's COVID deaths this year have occurred within 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 23) announced that nearly half of the country's COVID deaths have occurred within three days of diagnosis. ...

Former Taiwan VP speaks out against 'exaggerated' COVID predictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) took to Facebook on Thursday night (April 28) and urged the public not to panic due to exaggerated COVID-19 predictions. ...

Taipei mayor predicts worst-case scenario of 40,000 COVID deaths in Taiwan by year's end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday (April 25) predicted that under the central government's new policy of coexisting with COVID, up to 40,000 people nationwide cou...

Surprisingly low Shanghai COVID death count spurs questions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lu Muying died on April 1 in a government quarantine facility in Shanghai, with her family on the phone as doctors tried to resuscitate her. She had tested positive for COVID-19 ...