On April 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those two new cases, (Case #1050 and Case #1051), are a Taiwanese man in his teens and a Taiwanese man in his 20s.
The two Taiwanese men traveled to Egypt to work in early March. Case #1050 experienced coughing on March 29, and Case #1051 began to experience coughing, a runny nose, a sore throat, and other symptoms the same day. They returned to Taiwan on April 4. They voluntarily notified airport quarantine officers of their symptoms when they arrived. They underwent COVID-19 tests upon arrival. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the cases on April 6.
The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 192,075 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 190,322. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 1050 cases. Of the 1050 confirmed cases, 934 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 1004 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 36 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.