community transmission of COVID-19 in Taiwan

28 Domestic Cases Announced, Registration Opened to Those Above 18, Japan Donates One Million Vaccines

28 domestic cases and one imported case were announced at the CECC daily press conference today. Eleven of these cases were already in quarantine, with six deaths announced. New Taipei had the most cases, with fifteen cases, while there were nine cases in Taipei, two cases in Taoyuan, and one case each in Miaoli and Taichung. 84.7% of cases to date have been released from quarantine...

Lessons from the Miaoli Lockdown: The Truth About Racism in the Asia Pacific

If level three advisory alert has shown us anything, it is that Taiwan has made clear its two-tier, bilateral approach to its foreign residents: one composed of lack of labor, discrimination, and equity protection. Notably, the majority of Miaoli’s Han residents were able to shop for groceries out and about while “second-tier” and “lesser” Southeast Asian migrant workers remained locked inside of their home quarantines after being blamed and scrutinized for the outbreak of COVID in the area...