By: Chang Ming-hsuan and Chiang Yi-ching
The message was delivered via the National IHR Focal Point, a communication channel set up under the World Health Organization's International Health Regulations, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said.
The patient, a Vietnamese national in his 40s who was working in northern Taiwan, returned home on Aug. 7, according to the CECC.
He tested negative for COVID-19 at the airport upon arrival, before being transported to a Vietnamese government-run quarantine facility, where he was put in a room with two other people, the CECC said. [FULL STORY]