Taiwan’s “0 + 7” entry quarantine will be implemented as soon as the 13th of next month

Passengers enter and leave Taoyuan Airport.

On Thursday (22) Taiwan’s Executive Yuan held a meeting to discuss when to open the border. After the meeting, it was decided that the first phase will increase the total number of entries to 60,000 per week from the 29th of this month, restoring visa waiver reciprocity for various countries and canceling entry collection. deep throat was changed to quick test, etc. The second phase involves increasing the number of people entering the country and other related measures, and the timing of implementation depends on the situation of the outbreak. Executive President Su Zhenchang expects the second phase to be implemented around the 13th of next month, with 150,000 people entering the country each week and “0 + 7” measures for quarantine upon entry.

Su Zhenchang said that in the first phase, in addition to increasing the number of immigrants, 3-day isolation and 4-day self-prevention premises will be opened for one person, one room and a quick screening day and when will be carried out at the entrance. the quarantine period expires on the third day; In response to the preparations, the Ministry will adopt adjustment and conversion measures. He further stressed that after implementation, changes in the epidemic situation will be observed for one week. If research and judgment are under control as planned, the “0 + 7” will be officially implemented after two weeks’ notice, and the second phase will also open visa-free countries upon entry and lift the ban on tourist groups.

In an exclusive interview with a radio show earlier the same day, Wang Bisheng revealed that the “0 + 7” entry quarantine will be implemented before the middle of next month and in response to tourists coming to Taiwan, dining out. and by public transport it will be open during the next 7 days of self-prevention. He also pointed out that the border PCR test will be changed to a rapid test and that incoming passengers will receive 4 doses of the rapid test, which will be used during the 7-day self-handling period and will also be open to free movement, but the timetable is still to be defined. Regarding the mutual visa waiver granted in the past by Taiwan to 66 countries, he said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has previously resumed measures for 54 countries, and the rest will resume; as for countries without mutual visa exemption, general and tourist visit visas will be opened, while the land, Hong Kong and Macao regions will be assessed by the MAC.

The command center initially expected the peak of the outbreak to drop this week or next week, but the number of new local cases on Wednesday (21) dropped 6% from last Wednesday, indicating that the outbreak may have reached the peak last week. Wang Bisheng said that it is necessary to observe for another week to determine if the peak of the epidemic has passed. The pre-announcement of the border opening measures must be prepared by the public and the hotel industry. He also pointed out that the measures of the mask will be revoked later, but it will also be done in stages.

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The “0 + 7” entry quarantine will be implemented as soon as the 13th of next month

Further reading:The government is expected to announce as soon as next week that the hotel quarantine will be lifted and replaced by “0 + 7”

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