Taiwan is mulling ending its mandatory quarantine for all arrivals in late October if the country’s COVID-19 cases drop significantly, a government official said on Thursday.
The Central Epidemic Command Center’s spokesperson, Chuang Jen-hsiang, said the quarantine rule could be lifted next month, and travelers will only need to observe seven days of self-conducted epidemic prevention measures.
The government will conduct an “extensive analysis” of the pandemic before deciding to reopen borders, Chuang said, adding that the reopening could occur later in October if the number of cases drops significantly, Focus Taiwan reported.
However, Chuang warned that reopening borders could result in Taiwan dealing with the outbreak and the upcoming flu. He noted that infections have been slowing despite the increase in cases in Taiwan….
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