Taiwan’s Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says the island has confirmed its first case of the South African variant of the coronavirus.
The people had been to Taiwan’s only African ally Eswatini, the country formerly known as Swaziland, which borders South Africa.
From Thursday, anyone who has been to Eswatini in the past 14 days must undergo quarantine and testing at a central government facility.
TheÂ Rainbow Nation started registering cases of the new variant of the novel coronavirus during the early days of the second wave of the virus.
Meanwhile, Most neighboring countries are also registering the South African virus which has resulted Untied Kingdom to impose a travel ban on South Africa and 11 other African countryÂ as a way of containing the spread of the new strain.
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