Taipei, April 8 (CNA) Anyone who breaks home quarantine and isolation rules by gathering at the home of someone who be could potentially infected with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will henceforth be fined, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday.
Both those ordered to stay at home and those invited to their residence will be fined NT$200,000 (US$6,635) for incidents involving individuals under home isolation and NT$300,000 for those under home quarantine, the CECC said.
The new rule was introduced after a college student under home quarantine invited people to a residence to party, which did not, strictly speaking, violate the rule that bars those under quarantine from going outside.
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