A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: critics ask why Taiwan’s death rate is higher than the global pandemic average

  • Taiwan has a fatality-per-infection rate of 2.78 per cent compared with global average 2.14 per cent
  • Wednesday’s coronavirus figures show 275 more infections and 25 new deaths on the island

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A man wearing a protective face mask sets up thermometer machines at a tennis court, which is being converted into a makeshift vaccination site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 8, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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