Radio Taiwan International
Date: 06 March, 2020
By: Jake Chen
On a normal day, this indoor children’s play center in Taipei would be full of kids and parents. But the outbreak of COVID-19 means that centers like this one have to shut their doors until the end of March.
This comes as Taiwan reports that several people have tested positive for COVID-19 despite no recent history of visiting or staying in hospitals. Experts suspect these people were infected in public places.
The government’s Central Epidemic Command Center has responded with a set of new guidelines that take aim at large gatherings and seek to prevent the kind of crowding in public places that may lead to further transmission. [FULL STORY]