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Elementary school in New Taipei cancels event over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yong Ping Elementary School in New Taipei City's Yonghe District will cancel its annual school fair on Saturday (May 8) after a local coronavirus case was reported in ...

Taipei sees record 252 people in quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A record 252 people are currently undergoing quarantine in Taipei as Taiwan continues to deal with a recent surge in local coronavirus infections linked to China Airlines....

Taiwan finds 3 domestic COVID cases linked to Novotel manager

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (April 30) confirmed three new domestic coronavirus cases linked to a manager at the Novotel hotel near Taiwan’s main airport as well as four new im...

Two classes sent home due to possible COVID exposure in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two classes at Ximen Elementary School in Taoyuan City were sent home Wednesday (April 28) after two students were confirmed to be children of China Airlines pilots who te...

Taiwan university switches to online learning amid COVID-19 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) on Tuesday (April 27) made the decision to switch to online instruction for all classes until May 3, after 65 ...

Taiwan finds another COVID case related to cargo pilot outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed on Saturday (April 24) another COVID-19 case related to an outbreak among China Airlines (CAL) cargo pilots, in addition to six new imported cases, and a ...

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...