TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Ministry of Health on Tuesday (January 11) confirmed the recent movements of three COVID cases linked to a hospital in the city.
Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) confirmed that two nurses from the Zhongxing branch of Taipei City Hospital had tested positive for COVID. They have been identified as Case Nos. 17,570 and 17,571; the former’s boyfriend also tested positive and is now listed as case No. 17,572.
On the same day, the health department announced the movements of 17,570 and 17,572 cases in the city from January 5-9. From 3:24 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. on January 5, the couple took the MRT from Beimen Station to Yongan Market Station.
From 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., the couple dined at Japanese restaurant Marusake Izakaya on Section 2 of Xinsheng North Road in Zhongshan District. The next day, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., they ate at Bravo Duck (阿和師薑母鴨), also on Xinsheng North Road Section 2.
From January 7 to 9, the couple visited Walden II Bar on Keelung Road Section 2 in Xinyi District. All three establishments announced on their social media pages that they were temporarily closing for cleaning and disinfecting, with Walden II and Bravo Duck announcing that all of their employees had tested negative for the virus.
(Facebook, photo Bravo Duck)