0Returning Taiwan citizens need to present COVID test results: Minister

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 23 November, 2020
By: Leslie Liao

Chen Shih-chung speaking at the legislature on Monday morning

Taiwanese citizens entering the country after December 1 will need to present a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction test. The health ministry is implementing the measure ahead of an expected uptick in COVID-19 infections during the winter season. 

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung spoke about the government’s winter COVID-19 plans at the legislature on Monday. He said that if returning travelers had urgent matters to attend to, or if they couldn’t get a timely PCR test, then they could sign a waiver with the airline and pay out-of-pocket for a test upon landing.     [FULL  STORY]

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