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Taiwan ramps up child vaccinations after kids die from COVID

Updated 5/30/2022, 3:38 p.m.: A second batch of 331,200 doses of BNT/Pfizer children's vaccines arrived at Taoyuan International Airport this morning, according to UDN. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) &m...

Taiwan Strait islands most popular holiday destination for Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Strait archipelago of Penghu is the most popular destination for the June 3-5 Dragon Boat Festival holiday even though hotel bookings are limited due to the COV...

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...

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's COVID cases could peak in early June: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) predicts that COVID cases will peak in early June and drop off significantly by July, but new surges are possible in the near te...

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)...

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's tourism, food service industries struggling as pandemic draws on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While medical workers in Taiwan catch their breath as the rate of COVID-19’s spread steadies, the tourism and food service industries are struggling to survive. U...

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...

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...

COVID cases in northern Taiwan trending down as infections in south rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent psychiatrist pointed out on Tuesday (May 17) that based on COVID case numbers over the past week, infections appear to be plateauing in northern Taiwan while s...

Taipei launches drive-through COVID testing at Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City opened up a drive-through service for COVID-19 testing at Liberty Square, allowing for 1,200 tests to be administered between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. each day, repor...

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...