On April 10, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those two new cases arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia (Case #1056) and the Philippines (Case #1057).
The CECC pointed out that Case #1056 is an over 20-year-old man from Indonesia. The Indonesian man traveled to Taiwan to work as a fisherman on March 26. He was tested for COVID-19 on April 8, before completing the quarantine period; infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on April 10. He didn't experience any symptoms when entering Taiwan.
Case #1057 is an over 20-year-old female migrant worker from the Philippines. The female migrant worker traveled to Taiwan for work on March 26. She didn't experience any symptoms upon arrival. She reported that she had experienced a mild cough briefly on April 6. She was tested for COVID-19 on April 8, before completing the quarantine period. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on April 10.
The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 195,367 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 193,174. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 1056 cases. Of the 1056 confirmed cases, 940 are imported; 77 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; and 1 case (Case #530) has been removed (Case #530 is not assigned to any patients). Of the confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths, and 1020 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 26 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.