December 4, 2023

Taiwan’s CDC on Friday put out an replace to its mask-wearing requirement from Monday subsequent week (April 17, 2023).

The mask-wearing requirement in public transportation is eliminated, though nonetheless really helpful. EVA Air and China Airways probably comply with this steering by Taiwan’s CDC.

Taiwan Facilities for Illness Management Press Launch:

CECC proclaims plans to chill out masks guidelines on public transportation; eased guidelines scheduled to take impact on April 17 if pandemic state of affairs stays steady

On April 7, the Central Epidemic Command Heart (CECC) introduced that it’s going to implement basic guidelines for eased masks necessities on public transportation beginning April 17 if the coronavirus state of affairs stays steady and beneath management. Associated particulars are listed beneath.

I. Masks needs to be worn always indoors within the locations/areas listed beneath. These locations embody:
A. Well being care services: healthcare, medical, and senior welfare establishments, long-term care services, veterans properties, youngsters and youth providers, and care establishments for bodily or mentally disabled individuals.

B. Ambulances.

Within the following conditions, sporting a masks won’t be required within the locations/venues above: consuming, taking pictures, throughout checkups, remedy, or actions the place sporting a masks just isn’t applicable or possible.

II. Sporting a masks is really helpful within the conditions listed beneath.

A. When a fever or respiratory signs are current;
B. When aged individuals or individuals with weak immune programs exit;
C. When persons are in a crowded place the place correct distance with others can’t be maintained or air flow is poor;
D. When individuals come into shut contact with aged individuals or individuals with weak immune programs (particularly those that usually are not totally vaccinated);
E. When utilizing public transportation and designated automobiles: paratransit buses and college buses for transporting college students.

III. Members of the general public are free to decide on to put on or not put on a masks in different indoor locations or areas by themselves.

IV. The abovementioned measures are basic guidelines, and related particulars could also be enacted in keeping with the competent authority’s rules.


I flew with China Airways on Delta issued award ticket (which should have been in January) and can’t keep in mind the masks state of affairs on board or on the airport in Taipei (I slept by means of each flights).

Keep in mind which you can proceed to put on a face masks in case you so really feel, and positively ought to when you have any flu-like signs.

I’ve not been again to Taiwan because the pandemic started, though I circled Asia extensively final 12 months and am at the moment in Sydney. I’ll attempt to match it into my schedule once I return to the area this fall.