Dear IMB colleagues:
Based on the Press Release of Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), a pilot from Taiwanese airline was tested positive for COVID-19 in Australia on April 21. Two more positive cased were identified in association with the pilot on April 23. As the three confirmed cases had visited some public venues two days prior to their onset of disease and before being hospitalized it is critical that we are aware of the potential risk of the coming outbreak.
If you or your housemates/family have visited the following locations in the time periods mentioned below please immediately inform your PI/ Core manager and report to our personnel vivi ( email@example.com) regarding your contact history. We strongly advise that you practice self-health management for 14 days and seek medical care immediately if any symptom develops. If you have to come to the IMB to work please put on a mask at all time and practice social distance and good personal hygiene.
The locations visited by the confirmed COVID-19 cases are listed below and is shown in the link:
1. April 16, Approx. 12:00 -13:00; Taipei Grand Mosque at No. 62, Sec. 2, Shinsheng S. Rd., Taipei 2. April 19, Afternoon; Taqwa Mosque at No. 8-2, Zili 1st St., Dayuan Dist., Taoyuan City 3. April 19, Approx. 16:00; PX Mart in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City at N o. 171-1,Sec. 2, Nanzhu Rd.,Luzhu Dist., Taoyuan City.
IMB Emerging Infectious Disease Response Committee