Tour group bound for Israel returning to Taiwan to undergo 14-day home isolation after traveling on same flight as confirmed COVID-19 case

On March 2, the Central Epidemic Command Center reported that the 11 members of a tour group organized by a local travel agency that departed for Israel on February 28 were asked by Israeli authorities to return to Taiwan because they had traveled on a flight carrying an Israeli national confirmed to have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The travelers left Israel on a flight bound for Turkey on the evening following their arrival, and are expected to return to Taiwan at approximately 5 p.m. March 2. Under Taiwan regulations, the 11 individuals in the group must undergo a 14-day period of home isolation since they are listed as contacts of a confirmed COVID-19 case.
PublishTime 2020/3/2