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Several companies in Taiwan urge their employees not to go in Taoyuan due to COVID-19 scare


The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that Taiwan received a notification from Thai authorities (yesterday, July 27) that a migrant worker who returned to Thailand from Taiwan has been confirmed to have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in a report by Taiwan Central Disease and Control.


After contact with Thai authorities, the CECC has obtained information on the confirmed case. The case is a Thai migrant worker who worked in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan. 

The migrant worker returned to Thailand on July 21 and tested positive for COVID-19 on July 25. 

The CECC and local governments have launched an investigation into individuals who had come into contact with the migrant worker. If the investigation team finds that any contacts develop symptoms, symptomatic contacts will be transported to the hospital for isolation.  

Meanwhile, several companies and associates in Taiwan advices their workers not go to Taoyuan as investigations are underway and to prevent the spread in case of local transmission occur.
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