CORONAVIRUS/Taipei 101 closes temporarily due to COVID-19 case
Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) The Taipei 101 skyscraper has been closed until Thursday, as an employee in the mall has tested positive for COVID-19, the building's management said Tuesday.
The management said it closed the entire building at 6 p.m. Tuesday, after it was notified that an employee at a store on the fifth floor had tested positive for COVID-19.
The employee's last work day before the positive test was July 28, the management said, adding that five other workers at the store are now in quarantine.
To carry out disinfection, the building has been closed until Thursday, while the store where the infected employee worked will not reopen until Saturday, the 101 management said.
According to the Taipei City government, health officials are working to identify the infection source and the contacts of the patient, who lives in New Taipei.
- Taiwan reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, one deathTaiwan reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all but one contracted overseas, and one death from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).09/22/2021 02:51 PM
- COVID-19 patient visited Taipei malls, restaurants in southern TaiwanA woman confirmed as infected with COVID-19 on Monday had visited several department stores and a movie theater in the Greater Taipei area, as well as restaurants in Taichung, ...09/21/2021 09:35 PM
- Taiwan records 5 new COVID-19 cases, lowers age for 2nd Moderna jabThe Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday reported five new COVID-19 cases in Taiwan and said it will soon drop the age for people who are eligible to receive their ...09/21/2021 05:28 PM
Nearly 1 million apply for digital format of new spending vouchers09/22/2021 04:48 PM
U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market09/22/2021 04:16 PM
TSMC fires 7 employees for violating company's 'core values'09/22/2021 04:01 PM
Taiwan hoping to use WTO norms to solve China fruit import ban09/22/2021 03:51 PM
Government to amend law to punish local proxies of Chinese capital09/22/2021 03:34 PM