Taipei 101 Closed After Store Clerk Tested Positive For COVID | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An employee of a store on the fifth floor of Taipei 101 Mall has been confirmed to have COVID-19, which resulted in the entire building being disinfected.

On Tuesday (August 3), Taipei 101 confirmed that a store clerk on the fifth floor of the mall was diagnosed with COVID, TVBS reported. July 28 was the last day the employee reported for work.

According to the management of the building, a “routine disinfection” was carried out on Tuesday throughout the skyscraper. Five employees who work at the same counter as the confirmed case have all gone into isolation and have so far reported no symptoms of the virus.

All commercial operations of the building were suspended at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and will not resume until Thursday (August 5), while the store itself will only reopen on Saturday (August 7). Taipei 101 also said it will comply with the Central Epidemic Command Center and Taipei City Government regulations and “will continue to implement the highest standards of epidemic prevention measures and spare no effort. to maintain the health and safety of employees, tenants and customers “.