W20 | CP帶您迅速了解!本週你必須知道的五件事 | The Weekly Briefing

CP shares with you the top five news you need to know this week! (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)


A ban on foreign visitors, a drop in positivity tests, the rise of online classes, soaring food takeouts, and the launch of a new contact tracing system. 

本土疫情擴大 19日起移工等外籍人士禁止入境 | Non-nationals suspended from entry into Taiwan for one month 


The CECC announced on Monday that foreigners without a valid residence permit will be temporarily banned from entering Taiwan. 


篩檢站確診率剩4.7% 柯文哲:減少活動能降低確診率|Mayor Ko confident in curbing virus spread as positivity rate declines


Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed confidence in curbing the spread of the virus as the latest data show a significant drop in positivity rate across the city’s screening points. 


全台37名學生確診!至28日遠距教學措施一次看|In-person classes suspended nationwide from May 19 to 28: MOE


Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) announced on Monday that Taiwan schools will provide online lessons from May 19 to May 28.  


疫情炎上 麥當勞:雙北門市禁止內用 | Taipei, New Taipei McDonald’s only offering take-out options for now


To go is the only way to get a meal at most restaurants until May 28 amid the worsening of the pandemic situation in northern Taiwan. 


簡訊實聯制利用疾管家Line帳號 今日正式上線 |  Taiwan CDC launches simplified tracing system using LINE platform // Follow 3 easy steps to complete CDC’s new tracing system 


Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) announced on Wednesday a new function on the CDC’s LINE chat group to assist authorities with contact tracing in case of cluster infections.