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(Updated on 3/15) Entry restrictions for foreigners to Taiwan in response to COVID-19 outbreak Photos - New Southbound Policy

(Updated on 3/15) Entry restrictions for foreigners to Taiwan in response to COVID-19 outbreak

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on February 24, 2021, that implementation of the Fall-Winter COVID-19 Prevention Program (2020/12/01-2021/2/28) will be continued until further notice, but that entry regulations will be adjusted. In accordance with the decision, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will update regulations concerning the entry of foreign nationals into the Republic of China (Taiwan).

CECC confirms 4 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from Italy, the Philippines and the UK

On April 9, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced four new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those four new cases arrived in Taiwan from Italy (Case #1052), the Philippines (Case #1053 and Case #1054) and the United Kingdom (Case #1055).

CECC announces precautions to take before COVID-19 vaccination with AstraZeneca vaccine

On April 8, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) pointed out that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare held an expert meeting today to discuss the European Medicines Agency's findings of a possible link between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot and rare cases of unusual blood clots combined with low blood platelets. After today's meeting, the ACIP made a resolution to add related reminding messages on the notice of "precautions t

Ministry of Education Allows More Categories of Overseas Students to Apply to Enter the Republic of China (Taiwan) from April 1, 2021

Degree students have once again been allowed to enter the Republic of China (Taiwan) again since December 8, 2020. In accordance with directions from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the Ministry of Education has announced that students in an additional four categories are allowed to apply to enter from April 1, 2021.

CECC confirms 1 more imported case; Indonesian woman found to have COVID-19 before completing the quarantine period Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 1 more imported case; Indonesian woman found to have COVID-19 before completing the quarantine period

On April 5, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The new case, Case #1049, is an over 20-year-old female from Indonesia. The Indonesian woman traveled to Taiwan for studies on March 21. She didn’t experience any symptoms when she arrived in Taiwan. Before completing the quarantine period, she was tested for COVID-19 on April 3; infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on April 5.

Taiwan to start offering COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at central and local governments and workers at high risk of exposure on April 12 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan to start offering COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at central and local governments and workers at high risk of exposure on April 12

On April 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that it would begin to offer COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at the central and local governments and front-line workers at high risk of exposure, who are Groups 2 and 3 people listed in the COVID-19 vaccination program, on April 12.

CECC confirms 2 more imported cases; two cases arrive in Taiwan from Indonesia and the Philippines Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 2 more imported cases; two cases arrive in Taiwan from Indonesia and the Philippines

On April 4, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those two new cases arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia (Case #1047) and the Philippines (Case #1048), respectively.

CECC confirms 6 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from the Philippines and Indonesia Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 6 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from the Philippines and Indonesia

On April 3, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced six new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those six new cases arrived in Taiwan from the Philippines (Case #1041, Case #1042, and Case #1046) and Indonesia (Cases #1043-1045).

First batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine allocated through COVAX to arrive in Taiwan

On April 3, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that 1.02 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been allocated to Taiwan through the COVAX Facility.

CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Photos - New Southbound Policy

CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to Taiwan through the global vaccine sharing program COVAX will be delivered Sunday, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Saturday.

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