Taiwan reports 4 imported COVID cases

27-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM Print This Post

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Tuesday (October 26) reported four new imported COVID-19 cases.

CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsiang announced four imported COVID cases and no local infections. The command centre did not announce any deaths, leaving the total COVID death toll at 847.

Imported cases

According to Chuang, the four imported cases reported on Tuesday were all men between the ages of 30 and 40. Between August 18 and October 24, they entered Taiwan from the US (case No. 16,487), Philippines (case No. 16,488), UK (case No. 16,489), and Indonesia (case No. 16,490).

COVID case statistics

Since the outbreak began, Taiwan has carried out 3,879,987 COVID tests, with 3,862,477 coming back negative. Out of the 16,380 confirmed cases, 1,737 were imported, 14,589 were local, 36 came from the Navy’s “Goodwill Fleet,” three were from a cargo pilot cluster, and one was unresolved.

A total of 110 people have been removed as confirmed cases, while 14 cases are still under investigation. Up until now, 847 individuals have succumbed to the disease.

Of the 835 deaths from local infections, 412 were in New Taipei, 320 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.



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