Taiwan, Covid-19, First Death

Taiwan, Covid-19

Taiwan's confirms first coronavirus death on island, cases at 20

Taiwan's confirms first coronavirus death on island, cases at 20

16.2.2020

Taiwan 's confirms first coronavirus death on island, cases at 20

TAIPEI: A taxi driver has died from the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in Taiwan , marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that has curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said during a news conference on Sunday (Feb 16) that the deceased person was a 61-year-old man who had diabetes and hepatitis B.

TAIPEI: A taxi driver has died from the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that has curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.One of his family members was also confirmed to have the virus.

The island will on Monday start testing all patients who show symptoms associated with coronavirus and had travelled abroad recently, the health ministry said.In a response to panic buying of masks on the island, the government scrambled to build several mask production lines and Premier Su Tseng-chang has vowed to more than double its daily mask production to 10 million by early March. - Reuters



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Govt mulls 20 years' jail, RM100,000 fine for DUI causing deathLim Guan Eng says this is necessary because of the high number of fatalities caused by motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. FMTNews Drunk DrinkDriving Penalties 👏👏👏 Very GOOD 👍👍👍 DUI posing danger to civil society..Reckless posing danger plus nuisances to the road users..Though law measures neccesary ASAP..chedetofficial muhyiddin_my anthonyloke PDRMsia_Trafik PDRMsia Liew_Vui_Keong HanipaMaidin Ambiga_S drwanazizah zaidibrahim hannahyeoh guanenglim instead of raising fines/jail terms, gov shud build efficient public transport to reduce number of motorists instead of building highways n tols. Hw can a couple ride motorcycle n support 5 children? What kind of living standard?

Govt mulls RM100,000 fine, 20 years' jail for drunk drivingBUTTERWORTH (Bernama): The government is studying the need for stiffer penalties for motorists found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, as well as for dangerous driving and causing death, with a fine of up to RM100,000, says Lim Guan Eng. Those who are drunk won't have 100k. That's why they are drunk Yes What about reckless driving and playing with handphone while driving that have cause more fatal accidents

Guan Eng: RM100,000 fine, 20-year jail term for drunk drivers | Malay MailBUTTERWORTH, Feb 15 ― The government is studying amending the penalty for motorists found guilty for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, as well as for dangerous driving, causing death, with a fine of up to RM100,000, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said besides the fine, the... 👍

Govt mulling RM100,000 fine, 20 years’ jail for drunk driving | The Malaysian InsightFinance minister says amendments necessary due to high number of deaths from road accidents. Revoke driving licence too.

Pemandu mabuk bakal berdepan denda RM100,000, penjara 20 tahun, kata menteri | The Malaysian InsightPada masa ini hukuman di bawah seksyen berkenaan memperuntukkan penjara maksimum 10 tahun.



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