The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, keeping the total number in Taiwan at 429.
On April 14, 16, 17, 26, 27 and 28 Taiwan didn’t record any new cases of COVID-19, nor did it report any on March 8 and March 9, according to CECC statistics.
The tally of pneumonia-related reports as of press time was 62,368 (including 60,649 already dismissed), with 429 confirmed infections.
Among the 429 confirmed cases, 343 are imported, 55 are categorized as local infections, and 31 belonging to the navy cluster infection cases.
Taiwan has reported 6 deaths so far, and a total of 311 of the COVID-19 patients in the country have already been released from quarantine, Chen said.
According to the CECC, among the 460 passengers returning from Wuhan on flights on April 20-21, 3 have been hospitalized, with another 2 accompanying the patients. The rest are still being monitored.
As for the Panshi ship infections, the CECC has tracked down 1,996 contacts and 585 are currently under quarantine. Among the 461 tested, 368 have negative results while the rest are still undergoing tests.
A total of 1,411 contacts are under self-health management.
According to the latest tallies, there are 3,127,046 confirmed COVID-19 cases in 184 countries and regions, including 1,027,220 in the U.S., 210,773 in Spain, 201,505 in Italy, 196,728 in France and 161,145 in the U.K., with a total of 216,363 deaths as of Wednesday.
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