Taiwan and Guatemala have enjoyed diplomatic relations for over 80 years. Faced with the coronavirus outbreak or COVID-19, Guatemala has taken a step ahead and has declared a maximum alert over the possible arrival of coronavirus to the country and since January 31, the government has imposed blanket travel restrictions on people who have been to China. As part of the measures to contain COVID-19, the government has closed borders for two weeks since March 17. Guatemalan Ambassador Willy Alberto Gómez Tirado said Taiwan and Guatemala have worked closely sharing information on how to contain the disease.
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