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Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases

New local cases include 5 males, 10 females

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 29) announced 15 local COVID cases and 33 imported cases.

The CECC did not report any new deaths.

The new local cases include five males and 10 females between the ages of 10 and 79.

The command center said the imported cases consist of 19 men and 14 women between 20 and 79 years old. Nine cases originated from the U.S.; two each came from the United Arab Emirates and Singapore; one each arrived from Japan, China, Australia, Vietnam, Mexico, and the Netherlands; and the country of origin for 14 cases is still under investigation.

Of Taiwan's 18,681 confirmed cases so far, 3,593 were imported, 15,034 were local, 36 were from the Navy's "Goodwill Fleet," three were from a cargo pilot cluster, and one was unresolved.

A total of 127 cases have been removed as confirmed cases, while 14 are still under investigation.