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Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

Cases imported from Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Turkey, South Korea

(Taiwan News, Yuwen Lin image)

(Taiwan News, Yuwen Lin image)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 25) reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases.

CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) that afternoon announced 10 imported cases and no new local infections. The command center did not announce any deaths, leaving the COVID death toll at 848.

Imported cases

According to Chuang, the imported cases include six males and four females ranging in age from their teens to their 40s. Between Nov. 10 and 23, they entered Taiwan from Indonesia (case Nos.16,656 to 16,658, and 16,660), the Philippines (case No. 16,659), Vietnam (case Nos. 16,661 and 16,663), Turkey (case No. 16,662), and South Korea (case Nos. 16,664 and 16,665).

COVID case statistics

Since the outbreak began, Taiwan has carried out 4,379,297 COVID tests, with 4,361,713 coming back negative. Of the 16,554 confirmed cases, 1,910 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 : 2021-11-30 18:26 GMT+08:00