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Taiwan reports record-high 94,808 local COVID cases, 126 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 94,808 local COVID cases on Friday (May 27) and 126 deaths, both record single-day highs. CECC head Chen Shih-chung...

US making COVID antiviral drug more available at test sites

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread o...

Taiwan reports 81,852 local COVID cases, record 104 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 81,852 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 26) and a single-day record of 104 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中...

Taiwan reports 89,352 local COVID cases, record 76 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 89,352 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 25) and a single-day record of 76 deaths. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of the...

Taiwan reports 82,363 local COVID cases, 42 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 82,363 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 24), a 24% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中)...

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. ...

Taiwan reports 66,247 local COVID cases, 40 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 66,247 local COVID cases on Monday (May 23), a 16% decrease from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) ...

Taiwan reports 84,587 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 84,587 local COVID-19 infections Saturday (May 21), plus 52 imported cases and 59 deaths, taking the total COVID death tally to 1,363, according to the Ce...

Taiwan reports 85,720 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 85,720 local COVID cases on Friday (May 20). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 41 imported cases, brin...

WHO: COVID deaths dropped by 21% last week but cases rising

GENEVA (AP) — The number of coronavirus deaths globally dropped by about 21% in the past week while cases rose in most parts of the world, according to the World Health Organization. ...

Taiwan reports 90,331 local COVID cases, surpasses 1 million infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 90,331 local COVID cases on Thursday (May 19) and a new single-day record of 59 deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (...

Taiwan reports 85,310 local COVID cases, surpasses 900,000 total infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 85,310 local COVID cases on Wednesday (May 18). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 46 imported cases, b...

Intentions to receive vaccines are associated with the intensity of the pandemic waves and the toughness of anti-pandemic measures; A "rising then declining" trend was observed in vaccine hesitancy, PolyU study finds

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 May 2022 - Since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Hong Kong has recorded a total of 9,000 COVID deaths and more than one million infections in more...

Taiwan reports 65,794 local COVID cases, 38 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 65,794 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 17). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 39 imported cases, bri...

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...