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CECC confirms 1 more imported case; Indonesian man found to have COVID-19 after completing the quarantine period

Date:2021-05-03

On May 2, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The new case, Case #1138, arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia.

Case #1138 is an over 20-year-old man from Indonesia. The Indonesian man traveled to Taiwan for studies on April 15. After he completed the quarantine period, his school arranged for him to be tested at the hospital. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on May 2.

The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 208,736 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 206,762. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 1137 cases. Of the 1137 confirmed cases, 997 are imported; 92 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 9 cases’ sources of infection are being investigated; and 1 case (Case #530) has been removed (Case #530 is not assigned to any patients). Of the confirmed cases, there have been 12 deaths, and 1055 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 70 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.

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