Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) attends a press conference on Feb. 17, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan reports two new COVID-19 cases, brings total to 22

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday evening, bringing the tally to 22. According to the...

Taiwan stands firm on 2019-nCoV patients’ privacy, no stigmatizing

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) remained firm on Monday on not releasing neighborhood details of confirmed 2019-nCoV cases...
A China Eastern Airlines aircraft is seen in Taoyuan International Airport on Feb. 4, 2020. (CNA)

More than 900 Taiwanese stuck in China as evacuation negotiation deadlocked

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — At least 900 Taiwanese residents, including children and people with urgent medical needs, are stranded in the epicenter of...

Two in quarantine die; test negative for COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two people found dead in a northern Taoyuan apartment in an apparent double suicide while on compulsory 14-day quarantine have tested negative...

Taiwan residents can donate face masks to other countries

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情中心) on Monday launched a new face masks donation campaign in which Taiwan...

Taiwanese doctor creates cheap protective device amid virus crisis

TAIPEI (CNA) — The design of a simple protective device for use when intubating patients is now being shared for free by a Taiwanese doctor...

Foreign students pulled out of Taiwan universities amid outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — American students studying abroad through their American colleges in Taiwan are being forced to leave Taiwan, in some cases...

Taiwan adds 23 new COVID-19 cases, bringing tally to 100

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情中心) on Wednesday reported 23 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the...
Chan Chang-chuan (詹長權) and Chen Hsiu-hsi (陳秀熙) attend a press conference on COVID-19 on Feb. 17, 2020. (CNA)

Expert warns COVID-19 could infect as many as 7,000 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — A public health expert warned on Monday that the novel coronavirus tally could reach 7,000 if Taiwan's epidemic prevention...

Foreigners (with exceptions) barred from entering Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Starting at midnight on Wednesday (March 18, Taiwan local time), all foreigners will be barred from entering Taiwan, authorities said. The...