Taiwan to lift mandatory quarantine for visitors in October

Since the start of the pandemic Covid-19the island of Taiwan closed its borders and imposed strict prevention regulations to avoid the spread of the disease, this caused Taiwan It was one of the few countries that managed to keep the outbreak under control.

Since April, Taiwan began to relax its prevention measures and from October 13, tourists and business visitors will not have to stay in their hotels to quarantine.

And it is that, currently, these visitors have to stay in their hotel rooms for three days and then check that they have no symptoms, for four days, avoiding going to crowded places.

This measure will begin to cease to be mandatory as of October 13, after that date it will no longer have to be done. quarantine upon arrival on the island, although visitors will have to check that they do not have symptoms of covid-19, Taiwanese government spokesman Lo Ping-cheng explained on Thursday.

In addition, as of September 29, visitors from some countries will again be able to travel to Taiwan without the need for a visa; and in October the ban on group travel will be lifted, the spokesman added.

With the new measures, “people [podrá] return to normal life, Taiwan will open its doors to welcome tourists and all industries again,” Lo said.

We recommend you read:

  • A young woman was beaten and dragged by a cable hanging from a vehicle in Bolivia
  • Iran blocks access to social networks after protests that have claimed at least 17 lives
  • Angelina Jolie calls for more help for Pakistan flood victims
  • The United States will ask the Security Council for action against Russia
  • Puerto Rico: Half a million people without water after the impact of Hurricane Fiona

During the coronavirus pandemic, the island largely kept its borders closed and instituted strict quarantine regulationskeeping the number of infections at bay.

In April, the government began to gradually abandon the “covid zero” strategy, as the population was vaccinated against the disease.