Taiwan arrivals who exhibit mild flu symptoms may quarantine at home rather than hospital
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
All inbound passengers exhibiting symptoms of Wuhan virus (COVID-19) such as a fever and cough have been listed as suspected cases and were previously required to stay in isolation wards. They would typically leave only after testing negative for the coronavirus twice.
The whole procedure usually takes three days and is said to have strained hospitals and medical workers. To ease the burden, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced its new policy on Saturday (March 21). FULL STORY]