26 July 2021 | News
The platform provides functions including showing hotspot maps and tracking locations under investigation
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The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) in Taiwan has announced that to prepare for the lowering of the epidemic alert level and easing of restrictions and to provide assistance in precision epidemiological investigations, it has established the Epidemiological Investigation Assistance Platform.
The platform integrates and provides functions including showing hotspot maps, tracking locations under investigation, and utilizing data from contact tracing text messaging service.
It is strictly limited to the use by the personnel with authority to conduct epidemiological investigations in local governments in order to provide assistance to them and facilitate their work.
At present, Taiwan is implementing tight border control measures given the global resurgence of COVID-19 infections and the continued spread of the Delta variant.