On November 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced four new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those four cases (Cases #571-574) arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia and Mexico.
Cases #571-573 are three women from Indonesia with their ages ranging between 20 to 50 years old. Those three women took the same flight to Taiwan to work on October 22, and they haven't developed any symptoms since arrival. Before completing the quarantine period, they were tested for COVID-19 on November 4. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the cases on November 6. The three Indonesian women are currently hospitalized in isolation.
Case #574 is a Taiwanese woman in her 20s. She traveled to Mexico for work in February and came into contact with confirmed cases in the country. The Taiwanese woman began to experience a runny nose, a stuffy nose, and dizziness on October 30. When returning to Taiwan on November 4, the Taiwanese woman voluntarily notified quarantine officers of her symptoms and contact history. She had her specimen collected upon arrival. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on November 6. The woman is currently hospitalized in isolation.
The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 103,389 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 101,843. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 573 cases. Of the 573 confirmed cases, 481 are imported; 55 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 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 7 deaths, and 523 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 43 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.