Date: Decn 01, 2020
By: Katherine Wei, Taiwan Correspondent
The test must be taken within three days of departure from the place of origin.
Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Centre (CECC) announced the new policy on Nov 18. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung cited the upcoming holiday season and influx of returning Taiwanese as the reasons for the change.
Imported infections have risen since October due to an increase in the number of Taiwanese returning to the island as other parts of the world reel from second and third waves of Covid-19 cases. [FULL STORY]