COVID-19: Taiwan mulls testing returnees from high-risk countries
Radio Taiwan International
Date: 15 April, 2020
By: Shirley Lin
Deputy Health Minister Hsueh Jui-yuan
The health ministry says it may mandate COVID-19 tests for all people returning from countries where the disease has taken a high toll. That’s a departure from the current policy of requiring all arrivals go into quarantine but not requiring tests.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Taiwan has increased the number of testing stations nationwide from 11 to 34. With its current testing capacity, Taiwan could conduct 3,800 tests a day if needed. [FULL STORY]