Some Taiwanese health experts have argued that Omicron means there is no point following a zero-Covid approach. Photo: AP
Some Taiwanese health experts have argued that Omicron means there is no point following a zero-Covid approach. Photo: AP

Taiwan sees surge in cases – but few deaths or serious illnesses – as it moves away from zero-Covid

  • An Omicron-driven spike saw the number of daily cases passes 10,000 for the first time as the island moves towards living with the virus
  • Meanwhile, representatives of the island’s tech industry have warned that Shanghai’s prolonged lockdown is likely to take a toll on some of the island’s biggest firms

Some Taiwanese health experts have argued that Omicron means there is no point following a zero-Covid approach. Photo: AP
Some Taiwanese health experts have argued that Omicron means there is no point following a zero-Covid approach. Photo: AP
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