Taiwan’s mask mandate looms, with heavy fines for violators

Nation to enforce new COVID-19 rules from Tuesday

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/11/30
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New measures designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 by hitting offenders in the pocketbook will become effective in Taiwan on Tuesday (Dec. 1).

The new measures include the requirement that all travelers flying to Taiwan, as well as people transiting through the nation, provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within three days of boarding. Travelers found to have provided false or incorrect test results — or those who refuse, evade, or obstruct related quarantine measures — may face a fine of between NT$10,000 (US$330) and NT$150,000, according to the Communicable Disease Control Act.    [FULL  STORY]

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