At the end of September, the Taiwanese Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that from 13th October arriving travellers were no longer required to quarantine and instead will undergo a seven day period of self-initiated prevention after arrival. Related border restrictions were also lifted.
Other details that the CECC announced include a weekly cap on arriving travellers, with the weekly cap in principle being 150,000 on a trial basis. Arriving travellers will also no longer be required to make a health declaration on the Quarantine System for Entry before arrival or have a mobile phone with a Taiwanese number.
Whilst mandatory quarantine has been discontinued, as part of the self-initiated prevention period arriving travellers should stay at home or a residence of a friend or family member or a hotel room that meets the requirement of “one person per room” (with a private bathroom).
Arriving travellers should stay in their accommodation if they experience symptoms. If they don’t experience symptoms, a negative result from an at home rapid test taken within two days is required before they go out or go to work. They should wear a mask at all times when outside.
Arriving travellers can dine alone or with specific persons in a restaurant if they need to eat when outside. They should immediately put on a mask when they leave their seat or finish eating.
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