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Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases, highest daily number in 5 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced 17 local COVID cases, the highest single-day case count since Aug. 4, when 20 local cases were rep...

Nurse from Taipei City Hospital Renai Branch tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 12) announced that a nurse has tested positive for COVID and that she is not tied to the cluster of cases at ...

COVID cases visited Japanese restaurant in Taipei's Zhongshan District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Department of Health on Tuesday (Jan. 11) confirmed the recent movements of three COVID cases tied to a hospital in the city. Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan...

3 COVID cases tied to Taipei Hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three COVID cases were confirmed by Taipei City leaders on Tuesday (Jan. 11), including two nurses and the boyfriend of one of the nurses. During a press conference hel...

China returns suspect in murder of coffee trader to Taiwan after quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A murder suspect who fled Taiwan only to be forced into COVID-19 quarantine in China returned home in the company of Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) officers Wednesday...

Long COVID treatment now available at Taipei hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six hospitals in Taipei have launched special clinics to treat people who suffer from post-COVID-19 conditions, also known as long COVID or chronic COVID. The medical i...

Taipei finalizing plans for drop-in COVID vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said during a city council meeting on Monday (Nov. 8) that the city will come up with thorough plans regarding drop-in COVID-19 vaccinations a...

Taipei hospital reports scabies outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public hospital in Taipei has reported a scabies outbreak linked to a patient. The Yangming branch of Taipei City Hospital confirmed on Sunday (Nov. 7) that at least ...

4 schools in Taipei closed after middle school student tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four schools in three districts across Taipei suspended classes on Friday (Sept. 10), a day after a middle school student in the metropolis tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Children aged 12 to 17 years old can now receive Moderna shots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Children aged from 12 to 17 years old in Taiwan will have the option to take the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in addition to Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) in the future, Central Epide...

Taipei hospital confirms two asymptomatic COVID cases among staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tests at the Zhongxiao branch of Taipei City Hospital confirmed two members of staff as asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, reports said Tuesday (July 6). A total of 90 people...

COVID cases in Taipei's Zhongzheng hotspot rise to 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID-19 cluster infection at a residential complex in the heart of Taipei has risen to 16 cases as mass testing continues. During a press conference on Monday (July ...

Traditional market vendors in Taipei, New Taipei start vaccinating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All vendors on a list of traditional markets in both Taipei and New Taipei will receive shots from Monday (July 5), with 20,000 vaccine doses set aside for each city, UDN ...

Taiwanese celebrity receives phone call from president after helping medical workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese celebrity Jia Yong-jie (賈永婕) on Thursday (June 17) received a phone call from the president, who praised her for helping medical workers amid the spike in COVID-...

President of Taiwanese pro-China group dies from COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The president of a pro-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organization in Taiwan has died from COVID-19. On Wednesday afternoon (June 16), Chen Li-ling (陳麗玲), spokesperson f...