CECC confirms 1 more COVID-19 case; Filipino man found to have COVID-19 before end of quarantine period

On September 25, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The case is a Filipino man in his 30s (Case #510). He visited Taiwan for work on September 10 and showed no symptoms upon arrival. The Filipino man had his specimen collected at the airport, and the test result came back negative. The Filipino man experienced diarrhea on September 21 and September 22. He didn't inform the health authority of his symptom as he presumed he had it because he had eaten something bad. On September 24, the Filipino man was tested for COVID-19 before completing the 14-day quarantine period at the group quarantine facility. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on September 25. The case is currently hospitalized in isolation for treatment.

The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 92,565 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 91,476. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 510 cases. Of the 510 confirmed cases, 418 are imported; 55 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; and 1 case has unknown sources of infection. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths, and 480 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 23 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.

發佈日期 2020/9/25