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]

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