TAIPEI (The China Submit) — A Taiwanese businessman who lately returned to Taichung will likely be fined NT$1 million for slipping out of his house seven occasions inside his quarantine interval, the Well being Bureau of the Taichung Metropolis Authorities (台中市府衛生局) mentioned on Monday.
In accordance with the Well being Bureau, the person will likely be requested to quarantine in a government-run heart and won’t be eligible for receiving the NT$1,000 per day profit for his quarantine interval.
As well as, he might want to pay a further NT$3,000 per day to remain within the authorities quarantine facility.
Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) condemned the person’s actions, criticizing his disregard for his household and neighbors’ well being.
As he violated the quarantine quite a few occasions, the Well being Bureau introduced that he will likely be fined NT$1 million.
In the meantime, because the COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen, all hospitals in Taichung now prohibit guests for worry of additional unfold, the Well being Bureau mentioned.
Those that want to go to sufferers within the intensive care items or hospice wards will want the consent of the attending doctor, and just one customer is allowed per affected person, the Well being Bureau added.
Inpatients with particular visiting wants in intensive care wards and hospice wards can solely be visited with the consent of the attending doctor, and inpatients can solely be accompanied by one particular person.