Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

NHL playoffs return after 2-day break for protests

Aug. 29, 2020 12:21 PM EDTThe NHL playoffs took a two-day break to protest racial injustice, the latest twist in an unprecedented, pandemic-halted season....

Berlusconi responding to virus drugs but in “delicate” phase

ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is responding “optimally” to COVID-19 treatment but is the most vulnerable type of patient and is...

Hostess club in Tainan reopens to customers amid COVID-19

TAINAN (CNA) — A hostess dance club in Tainan reopened Saturday, becoming the first such club in Taiwan's six major metropolitan areas to restart business...

Japanese designer creates DIY face shield for medical workers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, many countries are not only running out of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical workers...

Taiwan reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, with 25 imported: CECC

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情中心) on Monday reported 26 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the...

Muslims in Taiwan to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home

TAIPEI (CNA) — Most Muslims in Taiwan will celebrate the annual Eid al-Fitr festival this year by praying at home instead of gathering in large...
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Swedish representative praises Taiwan, ‘I feel totally safe here’

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the novel Coronavirus continues to spread around the world, Swedish YouTuber Jonas asked the Swedish representative in Taiwan...
S. Korea reports 161 more virus cases, worries about spread

S. Korea reports 161 more virus cases, worries about spread

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday reported 161 more cases of a new virus that has spread rapidly around a southwestern...

Taiwan upgrades travel alert for Iran amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday raised its travel alert for Iran from Level 1 to Level 2, citing...

Amid virus surge, Noem pushes tourism with CARES Act funds

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration announced Tuesday that it is using federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for...