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Taiwan to shut borders to foreigners from March 19, in bid to combat virus

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The move comes as Taiwan battles a sharp increase in imported coronavirus cases over the past few days.

[TAIPEI] Taiwan plans to bar all new arrivals by foreign nationals, adding to the growing ranks of governments shutting their borders in a bid to slow the global spread of the coronavirus.

The ban on arrivals will start Thursday, according to Chen Shih-chung, head of Taiwan's coronavirus...

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