MOI: restrictions on religious gatherings relaxed
Taiwan's record of no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases for 57 straight days over four 14-day incubation periods for the disease. The Ministry of the Interior stated that in order to resume people's religious gatherings as soon as possible, since June 7, if events' organizers could carry out an ID-based system, temperature measurement, handwashing, disinfection, and social distancing, restrictions on religious gatherings will be soon relaxed.
Regulation on religious gatherings as follows:
- Restrictions on crowd control, catering, and accommodation are lifted from now on.
- Restrictions on religious gatherings, such as Missa, Sunday worshipping, bible reading, dharma assembly, memorial ceremony...etc., are now lifted.
- For wide religious gatherings: pilgrimage or protests: Number of participants is limited to 1,000 within one religion. Further relaxed regulation may be made as no new locally transmitted cases occur.
Source: Ministry of the Interior