Coronavirus Taiwan - Specific Developments May 2022

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She’d destroy you, g

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He is right. Scotland and Wales kept mask mandates/ other rules longer than England and it didn’t make much difference.

At more than one point, Scotland had a lot more restrictions bit more cases per million than England.

Well…. I am not a superhero. Aching muscles day one. Slight runny nose and a bit of a cough when I lie down to sleep on day two.

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That was true for most of the people I know that got it.

That’s good though. Spread fast and far and maybe we can go without masks and restrictions by summer.

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So you got it?

Yep. Had symptoms but kept testing negative, once yesterday and once this morning. Felt better and tested positive at 10pm tonight.

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So basically you could be walking around spreading it from a few days unknowingly. Even though you tested yourself and are negative, then once you feel better you stop testing, but would test positive. What a crazy virus.

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I wonder if they’ve considered doing random testing.

Back in April of 2020, New York State and Los Angeles County used some kind of
random testing method(s) to try to get a better picture of the numbers:

I posted about it back then:

Coronavirus - America - #1599 by Charlie_Jack

Wish it wasn’t illegal to get an antibody test.

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Covid Stats For 2022-05-16

Local = 61,697

Airport = 35

Quarantine = 22

Deaths = 29

Current Severity of Symptoms Statistics

Local Cases By Districts (Interactive Map)

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This article doesn’t say it’s illegal, but it seems to amount to that if we’re not airline crew members:

Lo Chi, Tsai Ya-hua and Kayleigh Madjar / Staff reporters, with staff writer, “COVID-19: CECC to set rules for antibody testing,” Taipei Times, September 20, 2021

I guess I learned a couple of things today:

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Uhm are we still requiring PCR for those who test positive on antigen test? Why are the case positivity rates so high :sob:?

Can go to work/school/shopping. Should avoid large gatherings and indoor dining.

:rofl:

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So, just to be clear, I could be sleeping in the same bed as my SO and would just have to do 7 days of self-health management if she tests positive. OTOH, every single international arrival still has to do 7 days of quarantine in a hotel (or home if they have one that meets the conditions) and potentially pay up to 20000 NTD for the experience.

Nice.

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Is it still 10 days quarantine for testing positive?

7+7 if you test positive, not 10 anymore.

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