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Taiwan '3+4' quarantine Q&A

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (June 15), Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme begins, shortening the mandatory quarantine for inbound passengers from seven days to o...

Taiwan quarantine hotel guests can go home on 4th day if conditions met

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (June 14) stated that some arriving passengers who stay in epidemic prevention hotels can spend the four day...

'Same location' rule for new quarantine 'another idiotic policy': Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday (June 13) criticized a new rule requiring arriving passengers undergoing the new "3+4" quarantine scheme to stay in the &q...

Taiwan imposes quota of 25,000 inbound passengers per week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme, only 25,000 passengers will be allowed to enter the country per week. On Saturday (June 11), Central Epidemic ...

Taiwan to replace on-arrival PCR test with saliva test on June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 31) announced that starting on Wednesday (June 1), passengers arriving in Taiwan will no longer be required to u...

Migrant workers arriving in Taiwan can now skip 7-day self-health management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (May 26) announced that arriving migrant workers will from Friday (May 27) no longer have to undergo seven days of self-health mana...

Indonesian mourning for mother leaps from 3rd floor of Taiwan quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian migrant worker on Tuesday (May 10) was restrained by police after he leaped out of the third floor of a quarantine hotel following news that his mother had d...

Taiwan shortens traveler quarantine to 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 3) announced that it will shorten the mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals to seven days. During a pres...

Taiwan to decide in 10 days on shortened quarantine for overseas arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 27) stated that it will consider shortening the quarantine for arriving passengers and crew members if no ne...

Taipei launches home care program for COVID patients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Omicron infections continue to surge, Taipei launched its home care program for mild and asymptomatic COVID cases on Wednesday (April 20). The Central Epidemic Comma...

Mild COVID cases in Taiwan can leave quarantine as early as 4th day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (April 18) that people with mild COVID symptoms can end isolation as soon as four days after the onset of sympt...

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...

Taiwan hospitals now only admit 4 categories of COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Thursday (April 14) that only four categories of patients infected with the v...

Taiwan's Kinmen reports 1st COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen County government on Thursday (March 31) announced its first confirmed COVID case since the start of the pandemic. During a press conference at 7 a.m. that m...

Cram school teachers, migrant workers can enter Taiwan with 10-day quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Monday (March 7) opened up to foreign cram school teachers under its business traveler category and lowered the quarantine for both white-collar professionals an...