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Nevada among last states to add rapid tests to virus tally

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada this week became one of the last states to publicly report rapid antigen tests as part of its coronavirus tallies — a move that experts said could provide a fuller pict...

COVID: Will India see a third wave in winter?

India has seen a significant dip in its coronavirus caseload over the past few weeks. However, health care workers and policymakers are warning of a possible third wave during the winter months. As o...

China's Fujian Province reports 64 cases in new Delta COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Sunday (Sept. 12) reported that a new cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 has swollen to 64 cases in Fujian Province. Local Chinese healt...

Taiwanese man accused of spreading '50 new COVID cases' rumor posts bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man surnamed Yang (楊) has been accused of spreading false news about Taiwan’s local COVID-19 case count on Wednesday (Sept. 8) morning, causing public panic and af...

Expert recommends antibody tests for parents in New Taipei kindergarten COVID cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an interview on Tuesday morning (Sept. 7), National Taiwan University (NTUCH) Superintendent Huang Li-min (黃立民) said identifying people carrying antibodies but no v...

Delta case imported to Taiwan from China points to cluster in Fujian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An imported COVID case announced on Friday (Aug. 20) confirms earlier reports of an under-reported cluster infection of the delta variant in China's Fujian Province. ...

Taiwan reports lowest case count in 102 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 19) announced only one local COVID-19 case, the lowest number reported in one day since May 9. Health Minis...

Taiwan reports 2 local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Aug. 15) announced nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which two were local and seven imported, marking the lowe...

New Taipei reports zero COVID cases for 1st time in 96 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Friday (Aug. 13) reported zero COVID-19 cases for the first time in 96 days. New Taipei was at the heart of a massive surge in local COVID cases in m...

Taiwan reports 4 local COVID cases, 14 imported infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Aug. 13) reported four new local COVID-19 cases, matching the case count seen on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday. Hea...

Taiwan reports 4 local COVID cases, 1 death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 12) reported four new local COVID-19 cases, matching the case count seen on Sunday and Monday. Health Minis...

Taiwan reports lowest case count since May 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Aug. 10) reported only three local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 9. He...

Taiwan reports 4 local COVID cases, 4 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 9) reported four new local COVID-19 cases, matching yesterday's case count, which was the lowest seen since ...

Taiwan's CECC to extend Level 2 alert on Aug. 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Barring any major changes with the outbreak, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is planning on extending the Level 2 epidemic control alert beyond its ori...

Taiwan reports lowest case count in 3 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Aug. 5) reported six local COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of cases reported in one day since May 10. At a pre...