TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following demands from local governments to make the wearing of masks compulsory on public transport, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said passengers refusing to don a mask could be fined from NT$3,000 (US$99) to NT$15,000.
Earlier Friday (April 3), Taipei City Deputy Mayor Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) insisted that passengers be refused entry in Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations and on buses if they do not wear a mask. She wants to introduce the measure on April 9, the date each city resident will be allowed to buy nine masks once every two weeks.
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