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May 15, 202112:30 AM PDTLast Updated a month ago
Asia Pacific
Taiwan raises COVID-19 alert level, reports 180 new cases
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TAIPEI, May 15 (Reuters) - Taiwan raised its COVID-19 alert level on Saturday for the capital, Taipei, and New Taipei city, ushering in a two-week clampdown on gatherings as well as the closure of many venues, while announcing 180 new domestic infections.
Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Clarence Fernandez
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