Taiwan authorities close Taipei cinemas as Covid cases start to climb

Taiwan authorities close Taipei cinemas as Covid cases start to climb
Cinemas had remained open since the start of the pandemic due to a low rate of infections and deaths.

Taiwan authorities have ordered the closure of cinemas and some other entertainment venues in the capital city of Taipei and surrounding areas as the daily number of Covid-19 infection cases has started to climb.

After reporting a record 29 new cases on Friday (May 14) and 180 the following day, Taiwan introduced new measures over the weekend, which also included the closure of sports stadiums, recreation centres and libraries; mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors, and limits on social gatherings.

However, the city is not in full lockdown.
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