A mother takes her daughter to a special paediatric clinic in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: CNA
A mother takes her daughter to a special paediatric clinic in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: CNA

Taiwan reports record Covid-19 deaths, spike in local cases

  • Wednesday’s death toll of 159 was a record for a single day, while new infections crossed 80,000 for the second time
  • It comes as the island has been looking at easing border restrictions and shortening quarantine for business travellers

A mother takes her daughter to a special paediatric clinic in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: CNA
A mother takes her daughter to a special paediatric clinic in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: CNA
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