On March 25, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported that 361 Taiwanese businessmen returning from Wuhan to Taiwan in second round of evacuation were released from quarantine and returned home in the morning. 140 of 361 evacuees were picked up by their friends or relatives while the remaining 221 went home by themselves after taking the buses arranged by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to designated locations. These businessmen are still required to conduct a 14-day period of self-health management after returning home. The satisfaction rate with the group quarantine imposed on the evacuees was 94.8%.
The CECC also reported that 931 additional cases related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported on March 24. As of writing, a cumulative total of 26,660 cases have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 24,044. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 235 cases (Cases #217-235 confirmed today). Of 235 confirmed cases in Taiwan, 197 are imported and 38 are indigenous. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths, and 29 patients have been released from isolation while the remainder is in a stable condition and remains hospitalized in isolation.