CECC confirms 1 more imported COVID-19 case; case returns to Taiwan from Guatemala

On June 25, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Case #447 is an over 60-year-old male who visited Guatemala in early April for business. He experienced coughing, shortness of breath and bone soreness on June 1. The case was tested negative twice for COVID-19 in Guatemala. The case had severe shortness of breath on June 23. When returning to Taiwan on June 24, the case reported his symptoms voluntarily to quarantine officers at the airport. After the quarantine officers arranged his testing, the case was transported to a group quarantine facility. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 25. The case is currently hospitalized in isolation for medical treatment.

The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 75,815 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 74,864. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 447 cases. Of 447 confirmed cases in Taiwan, 356 are imported and 55 are indigenous while 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship. 

發佈日期 2020/6/25