Taipei MRT will turn away passengers with fevers over 38 C by end of March
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Ling Chi-yao (凌啟堯), head of Taipei Rapid Transit Co.'s (TRTC's) media relations section, said that 16 thermographic cameras have been purchased, reported CNA. Ling said that they will be placed in stations with a high volume of commuters and tourists, such as Taipei Main Station, Ximen Station, Banqiao Station, Taipei City Hall Station, Longshan Temple Station, and Zhongxiao Fuxing Station.
On Monday morning, Ling attended the 18th emergency meeting to discuss the Taipei City Government's response to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. At a press conference that afternoon on the 11th floor of Taipei City Hall, Ling said that the devices will be installed on March 20 and, in principle, should be operational by the end of the month, according to the report. [FULL STORY]