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Taiwan probes possible COVID outbreak at TSMC

Chipmaker and Foxconn sign $350m deal to buy vaccines

Taiwan has been struggling to ramp up the speed of its vaccination drive since a dramatic spike in local cases began in May.    © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwan has dispatched a top member of its COVID response team to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. as concern grows over a coronavirus outbreak at the world's largest chipmaker.

Wang Pi-sheng was sent to TSMC's Hsinchu base on Monday after the chipmaker reported three confirmed cases to Taipei, sources told Nikkei Asia.

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