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As of noon Monday, 402 suspected cases of the new type of coronavirus had been reported in Taiwan, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center. (CNA)

Taiwan records fifth case of new coronavirus infection

TAIPEI (CNA) — Another Taiwanese woman who returned from the Chinese city of Wuhan has been diagnosed with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the...
Chuang Jen-hsiang speaks at a press conference on Jan. 26, 2020. (CNA)

CDC confirms 4th case of new coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan reported its fourth confirmed case of the deadly 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on Sunday. The patient, a middle-aged woman from northern Taiwan...
The government announced Sunday that it will continue to beef up its preventive efforts against the deadly 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). (CNA)

Taiwan tightens restrictions on people with recent Hubei travel history

TAIPEI (CNA) — People arriving in Taiwan who have recently been to Hubei province in China will now be subject to compulsory home confinement...
Sporadic rain fell in northern Taiwan today, mostly in Keelung and other northern coastal areas, due to the approach of a frontal system. (CNA)

Wet weather forecast for today

TAIPEI (CNA) — The weather in Taiwan continued to be warm Saturday, with the highs during the day to hit 25-28 degrees Celsius, but...
To prevent the spread of the pneumonia-like virus in Taiwan, the country has stayed in close communication with Japan, South Korea and the United States to exchange views on implementing screening for the virus and new quarantine procedures. (CNA)

Taiwan extends highest travel warning to Hubei over epidemic

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control on Saturday extended its highest travel warning to China's Hubei province due to concerns over a...

Tet festival ritual for Vietnam’s Hmong: bottom slapping

TAIPEI (CNA) — There are many traditional customs practiced by ethnic minority groups in Vietnam to mark the "Tet" Lunar New Year festivities, including...
The death toll from the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, reached 41 in China as of Friday, 39 of which were in Hubei province. (CNA)

Tours to China halted amid deadly virus outbreak

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Tourism Bureau has notified travel agencies to suspend their tours to China after Beijing ordered a halt to inbound and...
Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the epidemic response command center, said travelers will not be permitted to enter Taiwan if they have ever registered Wuhan as their place of residency. (CNA)

Taiwan closes borders to current, former Wuhan residents

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan tightened its border control Thursday, mandating a health declaration by all visitors from China and banning the entry of residents...
A person wearing a face mask is seen in a photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020. (CNA)

Authorities reassure public amid risks of face masks shortage

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — There is no rush to snap up face masks, Taiwan's epidemic response command center said on Wednesday, as fear...
People are seen wearing face masks at Taoyuan International Airport in a photo take on Jan. 22, 2020. (CNA)video

Spare one life-saving minute: Learn to protect yourself from 2019-nCoV

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan is on the front line of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, still, it is excluded from direct communications with the World Health...

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