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Chen Po-Wei Ousted in Recall Election
Chen, a pro-independence legislator, lost his campaign by fewer than 5,000 votes out of more than 150,000 cast.
Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Restrictions Extended for Two More Weeks
“The situation has been improving, but the criteria for moving to a lower level of alert have not been met yet,” Chen said.
Taiwan’s Covid-19 Vaccination Tracker
See how vaccinations are going in your city or county in Taiwan
Taiwan Approves up to NT$840 Billion for Covid Relief
Middle and low-income households are eligible for subsidies, along with workers in certain industries. Migrant workers and other non-citizen residents, however, are not explicitly included for relief in the measures made public today.
‘The Pandemic is Ebbing:’ Taiwan’s Health Minister
Taiwan's recent outbreak of Covid-19 is slowly coming under control, with the reproduction number for the virus steadily declining, health officials say.
Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Alert Extended Until June 14
Taiwan's nationwide Level 3 alert for Covid-19 has been extended to June 14.
Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Alert Expanded Nationwide
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said the alert for the entire country will be in place until next Friday.
Non-Resident Foreign Nationals Banned Entry to Taiwan as Surge in Infections Continues
Health minister Chen Shih-chung said Taiwan will ban entry to foreign nationals without a residence permit from May 19 to June 18, with exceptions for emergency and humanitarian purposes.
16 Domestic Cases Reported; Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan Affected
10 domestically-acquired Covid-19 infections appeared in New Taipei City, with others in Taipei’s Wanhua District and in Yilan County. Though Chen said a move to tighter restrictions on gatherings is possible this week, no new lockdown-like rules were released today.
Taiwan Grapples With Community Transmission as a Cluster in Yilan County Emerges
A cluster of five domestic cases is linked to a baccarat game hall in Yilan’s Luodong Township.