New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi, left, and Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je gesture at each other at a news conference following a joint city mayoral level meeting in Taipei yesterday. At yesterday’s meeting, the two mayors constantly applauded each other, vowing to work together to stop the virus’ spread. Taipei City Deputy Mayor Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) said that each city notifies the other about any coronavirus-related information so that officials stay informed. Hou said that New Taipei City would follow the central government’s guidance on disease prevention, adding that the two city leaders are shoulder-to-shoulder on that issue. Separately, Huang said that the Taipei City Government is considering a special scheme that would hire volunteers to help with home quarantines.
Source: Taipei Times March 26, 2020 15:56 UTC