Here’s what you need to know about elevated warning in Taiwan

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TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) reported 180 local COVID-19 cases on Saturday amid reports that Taipei and New Taipei City will now upgrade their epidemic warning to level 3 from May 15 to May 28.  

The CECC said under the guidelines, all entertainment venues in all parts of Taiwan, including but not limited to dance halls, nightclubs, bars, KTVs, beauty parlors, massage parlors, gyms, bowling alleys, pool halls, indoor golfing venues, arcades, swimming pools among others, will be closed. 

In addition, participants at various religious activities will need to fill out their personal information and maintain social distancing. Also, visitors will not be allowed to enter all junior high schools and elementary schools. 

All clubs will need to refrain from any gatherings for the time being as well. 

Photo courtesy of the CECC