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    Taiwanese empty supermarket shelves as local COVID cases rise

    Nation sees runs on toilet paper, instant noodles, masks as level 3 warning looms
    By Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
    2021/05/13 10:43
    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Panic buying set in across Taiwan after 16 local COVID-19 cases were reported in one day, which sparked fears that the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) would declare a Level 3 epidemic warning.

    At a press conference on Wednesday (May 13), Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (???) announced 21 new cases, including 16 local cases in four different parts of the country. Earlier that day, Chen told the Legislative Yuan that the epidemic warning could be raised to level 3 that day, but he later backtracked and said this would be issued in "the coming days."...


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    Taiwan has reported 29 new community transmission cases of Covid-19, its highest single-day figure since the pandemic began, including seven with no known source.

    The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control said 16 cases were linked to teahouses and hostess bars in the Wanhua neighbourhood in Taipei. One was linked to a cluster in Yilan and five to a cluster in New Taipei
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