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Taiwan mayors receive COVID-19 shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) was the first central and local government leader to get vaccinated after AstraZeneca jabs were made available on Monday (April 12) to o...

New COVID fatality brings death toll to 11 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (April 11) announced one more COVID-19 death — someone infected with the virus during the Taoyuan General Hospit...

Taiwan hospital staff to throw first pitch at baseball opener

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Staff at Taoyuan General Hospital, the epicenter of a domestic coronavirus cluster earlier this year, will throw out the first pitch for the Rakuten Monkeys' opener ag...

Family infected in Taiwan hospital cluster recovers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese family infected with COVID-19 in a recent domestic cluster has seen six of its members recover and one succumb to the disease. The cluster, which began at T...

Taiwan's Taoyuan to offer hotel subsidy to individual travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To capitalize on a domestic travel boom at a time when foreign travel is widely restricted, the Taoyuan City Government has decided to roll out a subsidy program for indiv...

Taiwan to expand 'one person per residence' quarantine rule from March 1

The "one person per residence" rule currently applicable to all arrivals in Taiwan since mid-January will be expanded to include those who need to undergo self-isolation after having contact...

British woman tests positive for COVID again after arriving in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Feb. 27) announced three new cases of COVID-19 from the U.K., Vietnam, and the Philippines. During a pr...

Taiwan to lift eating ban on HSR trains March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 22) announced that all of its epidemic prevention regulations would remain in place in March, with the exception...

Taiwan hospital reopens after domestic COVID cluster killed 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan General Hospital reopened to the public Friday (Feb. 19) with tougher infection prevention measures after a domestic COVID-19 cluster killed one person and als...

Taiwan to consider lifting some COVID prevention measures after February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures, including the ban on eating on high-speed rail trains, are likely to be relaxed after Feb. 28, but most restrictions shoul...

Taiwan reports two COVID cases imported from Myanmar, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 10) announced two new cases of COVID-19 from Myanmar and Indonesia. During a press conference, He...

Taiwan reports 21st case from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Feb. 9) confirmed one new domestic case of the Wuhan coronavirus and four imported cases. Health Ministe...

Mayor of northern Taiwan city declares hospital cluster over

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) on Monday (Feb. 8) declared that a recent coronavirus cluster infection that began at Taoyuan General Hospital is over. Followi...

Taiwan mulls establishing dedicated pandemic hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering building a dedicated pandemic hospital in the wake of the Taoyuan hospital cluster outbreak that has made national headlines over the past month. ...

Taiwan reports 3 new imported COVID-19 cases, no new local infections

Taiwan on Sunday confirmed three new imported cases of COVID-19, but recorded no additional domestic infections, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). One of the new cases is an ...