The Taichung City Federal government is asking all hostess bars and dance accès to suspend operations within an administrative order from your Central Epidemic Command Facility (CECC), the city said last week.

The CECC upon Wednesday issued the purchase following a hostess in Taipei tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, herpes that causes COVID-19.

Individuals or maybe organizations of which breach typically the order experience fines of NT$3, 000 to NT$15, 000, around accordance with the Contagious Disease Control Act (傳染病防治法), the municipality said.


Law enforcement officers and participants of the Taichung Town Government gather outside a good nightclub throughout Taichung in an undated photograph.
Photography courtesy of the Taichung Town Govt

Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) said that equivalent businesses — KTVs, saunas, bars, nightclubs, “special service” cafes and arcades — are to continue to help follow elimination guidelines, this sort of as wearing face masks, moving temperatures and seeing interpersonal distancing.

The government is usually improving new regulations for anyone establishments to record what they are called and telephone numbers involving customers upon access.

Lu said that the new regulations are being put in place not necessarily just because of the hostess case in Taipei, but also because of similar cases in the past.

The higher customer turnover in these types of businesses makes it difficult to track individual customers, adding to the difficulty associated with illness prevention and raising the risk of local cluster infection, Lu said.

The town recognizes this concerns via the control of the firms, but it demands these people for their understanding and consent in these seeking moments, Lu said.

Corporations need take special measures to keep up public health throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Lu added.

Meanwhile, 수원풀싸롱 or hostess cafes on Wednesday closed down first for establishment-wide disinfection soon after the Taipei Department associated with Health visited regarding this member of staff.

Hostesses typically come from third-party companies plus do not have standing up contracts with the hostess night clubs themselves, a reference said, adding that the hostess who tested constructive had been dispatched additional bars.