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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...

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 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's Taoyuan General Hospital could resume operations as soon as Feb. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) said Wednesday (Feb. 3) that the Taoyuan General Hospital, the epicenter of a recent domestic coronavirus outbreak, could resume o...

Second Taiwan hospital involved in domestic COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the four new domestic coronavirus (COVID-19) infections confirmed Saturday (Jan. 30) occurred at a hospital in Taoyuan City different from the one where a cluster i...

Taiwan bars self-health monitoring returnees from banquets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People self-monitoring their health for seven days following their 14-day COVID-19 quarantine should not attend banquets and meetings, the Central Epidemic Command Center ...

Taiwan to ban eating on trains starting Feb. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a fresh outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus cases in northern Taiwan, the government on Friday (Jan. 29) announced an eating and drinking ban on Taiwan High-Speed...

Taiwan restricts train ticket sales to prevent spread of Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) during the Lunar New Year holiday, trains will introduce restrictions on the types of tickets they sell, repor...

Taipei Game Show caps attendees at 7,000 amid COVID fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taipei Game Show (TGS) has reduced the number of attendees it will allow due to concerns over a recent domestic cluster infection at Taoyuan General Hospital. ...

Taiwan to ban eating, drinking on trains amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eating and drinking will be banned on Taiwan Railways Administration and Taiwan High Speed Rail trains in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Lunar N...

New Taipei to help Taoyuan manage some quarantined individuals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a domestic cluster infection that started at Taoyuan General Hospital continues to raise concerns, New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) said Wednesday (Jan. 27) that ...

Just over half of Taiwanese satisfied with president's performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The approval rating for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has fallen slightly this month but is still above 50 percent, according to a poll released on Tuesday (Jan. 26). Th...

Asia Today: Taiwan quarantines 5,000 after hospital cluster

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Health authorities in Taiwan are quarantining 5,000 people while looking for the source of two new coronavirus cases linked to a hospital. Officials said on Mon...

Condition of index case in Taiwan's hospital cluster improves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The condition of a critically ill patient in a coronavirus cluster associated with Taoyuan General Hospital has improved to fair, according to the Central Epidemic Command...