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Taiwan kept COVID below 15,000 cases for all 2021. Now it has 80,000 a day, testing its 'new model'

TAIPEI, May 24 (Reuters) - Billed a COVID-19 success story as its economy boomed through the pandemic, Taiwan is now battling a record wave of infections as it eases restrictions that had kept outbrea...

Is Taiwan learning to live with COVID?

Taiwan has witnessed a surge in domestic COVID-19 cases since it began to abandon its "zero-COVID" strategy last month. On Thursday the island reported over 90,000 local cases in a day for t...

Taiwan won't go into Shanghai-like lockdown despite rising COVID cases, premier says

Taiwan will not go into a Shanghai-like lockdown to control a rise in domestic COVID-19 cases as the vast majority of those infected have no symptoms or show only minor symptoms, Premier Su Tseng-chan...

Taiwan says it's at only early stage of COVID outbreak, cases will rise

Taiwan is in only the early stages of a COVID-19 outbreak and domestic cases will keep rising for the time being, its health minister said on Wednesday, as the island recorded its highest number of da...

Taiwan recommends contact tracing app for restaurants, markets, and concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (April 12) released a list of suggested locations where the country's contact tracing app can be used as part of ...

Taiwan to allow mild COVID cases to stay at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (April 8) issued guidelines to allow mild COVID cases to undergo treatment at home. During the day, the CECC announ...

Taiwan to continue opening up despite COVID case spike: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Friday (April 1) that despite the surge in local COVID infections, the country can continue to open up under a "New Taiwan Model&quo...