As domestic cases infected with the Omicron variant are increasing, the CECC Emergency Response Group Deputy Division Director Lo Yi-chun (羅一鈞) stated that most cases show mild symptoms or are asymptomatic. Therefore, most patients are unaware of contracting the virus.
CECC has thus compiled 4 major symptoms for readers’ reference. The public, as well as migrant workers and immigrants, are reminded to get vaccinated soon and stay healthy during Chinese New Year.
CECC has compiled 4 major symptoms for readers’ reference. (Photo / Provided by CECC)
CECC pointed out that the four major symptoms include dry & itchy throat, which is accounted for about 55%, followed by 43% of coughing, 27% of fever, and 15% of a runny nose. These symptoms are all like catching a cold. Hence, the public is urged to take a COVID-19 test if they have visited high-risk places and have these symptoms.
Individuals can call 1922 to inquire about pandemic measures. (Photo / Provided by CECC)
Taiwan’s border control has been tightened in response to the global resurgence of COVID-19 infections and the continued spread of the Omicron variant.
Passengers entering Taiwan please call the "1922" special line, or "0800-001922" if individuals have the aforementioned symptoms and take initiative to inform doctors about the travel history. Besides, individuals will be instructed to wear a mask and seek medical treatment as soon as possible.