coronavirus in Taiwan

12 Domestic Cases Reported by CECC, Including Cluster at Factory, With Uptick in Cases in Past Days

The Central Epidemic Command Center, which coordinates Taiwan’s response to COVID-19, announced 12 domestic cases today. 58 imported cases were also reported, along with no deaths. Of particular concern are that four of the cases from today are from an electronics factory in Taoyuan. This occurred due to a previously known case that worked at the Taoyuan International Airport, who transmitted it to her child and husband and friend, who then spread it to four co-workers. The factory has 280 workers, who have all been sent into quarantine, and the factory has halted work...

Two Domestic Cases Added to Banqiao Cluster, Japan Announces Donation of 500,000 AstraZeneca Doses

Two domestic cases, three imported cases, and zero deaths were announced at the CECC daily press conference today. Both cases today were found in New Taipei and were linked to the Banqiao kindergarten cluster, but were found while in quarantine. The two cases consist of a student at the kindergarten and a parent they live with...

Seven Domestic Cases Announced, Delta Variant Confirmed for Banqiao Kindergarten Cluster

Seven domestic cases and two imported cases were reported at today’s CECC press conference, along with zero new deaths announced. Of concern, however, is the fact that cases linked to a kindergarten in Banqiao, New Taipei have been confirmed to be of the Delta variant. This marks the first time that Delta has entered a crowded urban area in Taiwan in any significant way. All seven cases today were in New Taipei, with three already in quarantine...