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Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announces international cruise ships will be banned from calling at ports of Taiwan starting from February 6

  • Data Source:Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Created:2020-02-06
  • Last Updated:2020-02-06

CECC announced the following matters today (February 6, 2020):

  1. CECC was notified by Japan’s health authorities earlier on February 6 that a Taiwanese passenger on the cruise ship, the Diamond Princess, has been diagnosed with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
  2. The passenger has been hospitalized in the designated hospital in Japan to receive medical treatment in an isolation ward. The health authority has requested that other Taiwanese passengers remain in the cabin and at least under quarantine on board for 14 days.
  3. Japan’s health authorities indicated that they will notify Taiwan’s competent authorities if more test results come out.