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Taipei care home recalls COVID-positive staff to battle cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A care home in Taipei City has recalled 23 COVID-positive staff members back to work to fight a cluster that caused 126 infections and three deaths, reports said Saturday ...

Where should people in Taiwan with COVID symptoms go?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine (TSEM) on Sunday (April 24) urged people who suspect they have COVID to avoid going to hospital emergency rooms to undergo testing...

Newborns with COVID sent to hospital for unstable oxygen saturation in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two newborn babies infected with COVID-19 were sent to hospitals after an obstetrics and gynecology clinic noticed unstable oxygen saturation levels on Sunday evening (Apr...

Taipei mayor, deputy mayor enter isolation after exposure to COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Taipei Deputy Mayor Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) entered home isolation on Sunday (April 17) after it was found that they had come in contact with a...

Over 100 migrant workers in Taiwan's Taoyuan test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 workers have been diagnosed with COVID at a large factory in Taoyuan City's Guishan District. Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said Friday (Apr...

North Taiwan tech factory reports 16 migrant workers with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A technology factory at an industrial park in Guishan Township reported 16 of its migrant workers have been infected with COVID-19, the Taoyuan City Government said Saturd...

Taiwan reports 19 COVID transmission chains of unknown origin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 30) announced that amid a surge of cases across Taiwan, the country has nearly 20 transmission chains from u...

Taiwan police recorded 362 violations of COVID rules at 'special entertainment' venues Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police recorded a total of 362 violations while checking COVID prevention regulations at “special entertainment venues” across Taiwan on Sunday (March 27). ...

Multiple unrelated COVID cases across Taiwan 'warning sign': Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced Tuesday (March 29) that the multiple unrelated COVID cases and cluster infections reported acro...

COVID cluster of 8 reported in New Taipei apartment building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City announced seven new COVID cases on Tuesday morning (March 29), including six tied to an apparent cluster infection at an apartment building. During a pr...

Taiwan reports 34 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 34 local COVID cases on Monday (March 28). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 93 imported cases. The co...

COVID cluster in northern Taiwan's Datan Power Plant rises to 56

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of COVID cases tied to a cluster infection that started at the Datan Power Plant in Taoyuan City has risen to 56 cases, including an elementary school student, ...

10 migrant workers at New Taipei tech factory test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Vietnamese migrant worker tested positive for COVID on Thursday (March 24), nine coworkers have also tested positive for the virus. The New Taipei City Departme...

13 Covid cases reported in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Thursday (March 24) announced that there were 13 new local COVID cases detected in the city. During a press conference that mornin...

New Taiwan COVID cluster centers on wedding banquet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three of the six new local COVID-19 cases announced Saturday (March 18) were likely infected at a wedding banquet in Chiayi County, the Central Epidemic Command Center sai...