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Taiwan reports 3 imported COVID cases

Cases imported from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Germany

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 22) reported three imported COVID-19 cases.

CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) announced three new imported cases and no local infections. The command center did not announce any deaths, leaving the COVID death toll at 848.

Imported cases

According to Chuang, the three imported cases include one male and two females ranging in age from their teens to their 40s. Between Nov. 8 and 20, they entered Taiwan from Malaysia (case No. 16,641), Indonesia (case No. 16,642), and Germany (case No. 16,643).

COVID case statistics

Since the outbreak began, Taiwan has carried out 4,329,722 COVID tests, with 4,311,443 coming back negative. Of the 16,532 confirmed cases, 1,888 were imported, 14,590 were local, 36 came from the Navy's "Goodwill Fleet," three were from a cargo pilot cluster, and one was unresolved.

A total of 111 people have been removed as confirmed cases, while 14 cases are still under investigation. Up until now, 848 individuals have succumbed to the disease.

Of the 836 deaths from local infections, 412 were in New Taipei; 321 in Taipei; 29 in Keelung; 27 in Taoyuan; 15 in Changhua County; 13 in Hsinchu County; five in Taichung; three in Miaoli County; two each in Yilan and Hualien counties; and one each in Hsinchu City, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Pingtung County, and Taitung County. The 12 other deaths were imported cases.

Updated : 2021-12-03 19:24 GMT+08:00