Taipei, April 6 (CNA) Several local governments in Taiwan on Wednesday published details of places visited by COVID-19 infected individuals, urging anyone who has been to any of the locations to get tested if they develop symptoms of the disease, as the country experiences a surge in cases.
Taipei Department of Health released a list of locations visited by six COVID-19-infected individuals.
One visited the Neihu branch of IKEA, while another was a patron at A Wan E Rou (阿萬鵝肉), a goose meat restaurant in Qingguang Market near Minquan West Road metro station.
Another of the individuals went to the North Thai Cuisine (金婆婆雲泰料理) close to Zhishan metro station, as well as the Shipai branches of Fitness Factory and Drumstick (師大第一腿-壹森泰食堂), a Thai grilled chicken drumstick restaurant, both in Beitou District.
In Taipei’s Ximending area, one individual visited Simon Noodle Shop (西門麵店) and a Watsons’s branch in Hanzhong Street. The same person also went to the DAISO branch on Qingcheng Street and the Nanjing outlet of PARTYWORLD karaoke.
One individual visited Dosirak Korean Local Kitchen by Zhongshan Junior High School metro station, HOLA furniture store in Neihu and RT-Mart Neihu Store II. The same person also went to two opticians at different SOGO department stores: OWNDAYS at the SOGO Zhongxiao branch and JINS at the department store’s Fuxing branch.
Finally, one person visited the Anhe parlor of Dancing Finger Massage (指舞春秋足體養生會館) in Daan District and also went to a Ginza Anzu Japanese Tonkatsu Restaurant (銀座杏子日式豬排) at Qsquare mall, Xihu Seafood (西湖水產), MONTBLANC Taipei 101 store, P&P stationary store (P&P名筆雅集) and the Wan Nian Building (萬年商業大樓) in Ximending.
Meanwhile, New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) reported 115 new cases in the city.
According to statistics reported by the city, additional locations added to its list of places visited by infected individuals include Luzhou World Gym, Burger King in Tamsui’s Xinshi neighborhood, the cinema inside Miranew Square Danhai, Carrefour Beida store, POYA Yonghe Zhongshan store, PX MART Yonghe Zhulin store and 85°C Bakery Café in the same district by Dingxi metro station.
The city said COVID-19 cases have been recorded in 17 of its 29 districts, with most in Sanxia.
Taichung City government indicated that COVID-19 cases have been recorded at such popular locations as Mitsui Outlet Park in Taichung Port and The Place Taichung.
Kaohsiung City government also provided a list of locations visited by individuals confirmed as having contracted the virus, including the city’s Costco, Din Tai Fung, E-Da Royal Hotel, Yide Night Market and the Great Empire KTV Club.
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