Taiwan to increase total number of arrivals to 40,000 per week, 31,364 new COVID-19 cases reported


7th July 2022 – (Taipei) Taiwan reported 31,364 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday (7th), a further decrease from the previous day but another 105 patients have passed away. After continuous review of the epidemic situation and the capacity of epidemic prevention and medical treatment, the government will increase the total number of arrivals to 40,000 per week from today.

The Central Epidemic Command Centre announced on Thursday that starting from 12am next Thursday (14th), Taiwanese and holders of valid residence permits, as well as all those who come to Taiwan for transit will need to produce 48-hour negative nucleic acid test result before boarding their flights. However, if the overseas test shows positive results, the passenger should not board his/her scheduled flight for at least 7 days from the date of collection of samples to maintain the safety of aviation and community epidemic prevention.