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Taiwan COVID patients with mild symptoms to be quarantined, not hospitalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As imported COVID-19 cases increase in Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that starting Saturday (Jan. 15), patients with mild to no symptoms or ...

Taiwan home care worker key link in Omicron cluster infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) denied that a residential service worker is a super spreader, she is a key link in a number of chains of transmission o...

Taiwan confirms 1st toddler diagnosed with Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 10) confirmed the country's first case of a toddler diagnosed with the Omicron variant of COVID. ...

Taiwan airport Omicron cluster infection grows to 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Omicron cluster infection tied to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has grown to eight cases. On Wednesday evening (Jan. 5), the Central Epidemic Command Center (...

Omicron case seen playing mahjong in northern Taiwan club

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An airport cleaner who has tested positive for the Omicron variant played mahjong at a social club packed with around 1,000 members to ring in the New Year. On Wednesda...

Taiwan reports 3 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 6) announced three local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 40 imported cases in additi...

1,000 people party in Omicron case's karaoke club for New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are concerns that a New Year's Eve party at a social club in Taoyuan could become a superspreader event for the Omicron variant after a Omicron-positive individu...

Taiwan reports 1st local Omicron cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two COVID infections that had been considered imported have been reclassified as local and determined to be caused by the Omicron variant, marking Taiwan's first repor...

Taiwan rejects US CDC guidance on 5-day quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 30) announced that it will not follow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on shorte...

Taiwan's total imported Omicron cases rise to 50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 29) announced 50 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within two and a half weeks. During a press conferenc...

Taiwan reports 14 imported COVID cases, 2 Omicron infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 29) reported 14 imported COVID-19 cases, two of which were infected with the Omicron variant. CECC head Ch...

Taiwan reports 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases in 1 week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 24) announced a total of 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within one week. During a press conf...

Taiwan reports 7 imported breakthrough Omicron cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 22) announced seven new imported cases infected with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, all of whom are breakth...

Taiwan reports Delta cluster infections in 2 hotels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 17) confirmed Delta variant cluster infections in two hotels in northern Taiwan. CECC head Chen Shih...

Delta cluster of 4 confirmed out of 8 cases in northern Taiwan hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 16) confirmed that eight COVID cases have been tied to an epidemic prevention hotel in northern Taiwan, with f...