Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-20 08:10 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,546 2,115 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

Taiwan to fly 19 Diamond Princess passengers and crew home on Feb. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 19 Taiwanese passengers and crew of the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess will be flown home on the afternoon of Friday (Feb. 21) for tests and spend 14 day...

5 Taiwanese let off quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

Five Taiwanese nationals on the coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been quarantined in Yokohama Harbor since Feb. 4, have disembarked, according to Taiwan's representative off...

Concerns emerge about reports of coronavirus quarantine at Taiwan air force base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National security concerns have emerged amid unconfirmed reports that Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) patients will be quarantined at the Hsinchu Air Force Base housing Mirag...

Taiwan postpones flight to repatriate citizens from coronavirus cruise liner in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charter flight planned to fly Taiwanese citizens back from the Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan will be postponed since Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) tests for tw...

31 Kaohsiung cab drivers who carried Westerdam passengers face Wuhan virus risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that an American passenger on the cruise ship MS Westerdam had contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, the Kaohsiung Department of Health on Sunday (Feb. 16) as...

Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung cleared of coronavirus risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more passengers on the Diamond Princess international cruise liner are diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Taxi driver confirmed as Okinawa’s first Wuhan coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female taxi driver believed to have transported a passenger of the Diamond Princess cruise liner was confirmed Friday (Feb. 14) as the first case of Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Taiwanese man, 85, on Diamond Princess contracts Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An 85-year-old Taiwanese man on the Wuhan coronavirus infected Diamond Princess cruise ship has tested positive, 11 days after the ship was quarantined off the coast of Yo...

Wuhan coronavirus infects 44 more people on the Diamond Princess in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) infected 44 more people on the Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 218, Japanese media reported Thursday (Feb. 13). While 29 of the...

Passengers on Taiwan cruise ship test negative for coronavirus

Update : 2020-02-08 21:16 At around 9 p.m. on Saturday, Chen announced that all passengers on the SuperStar Aquarius had tested negative for the coronavirus. He said that the Taiwanese aboard are c...

Diamond Princess reports 41 new cases of Wuhan virus, many toured Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are 41 new cases of Wuhan virus on the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise liner, according to Japan's NHK, bringing the total to 61 — as concerns grow in Ta...

Taiwan bans cruise liners as coronavirus spreads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International cruise ships will be banned from docking in Taiwan due to novel coronavirus fears, said Taiwan’s health authorities on Thursday (Feb. 6). The announ...

Cruise liner quarantined for coronavirus made stop in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cruise liner that was quarantined off Yokohama, Japan, on Tuesday (Feb. 4) made a port of call in Taiwan just days after a passenger infected with the coronavirus dise...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2019. There are 83 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 1...