CECC confirms 2 more imported COVID-19 cases; asymptomatic Indonesian migrant workers found to have COVID-19 before end of quarantine

On November 20, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those two cases (Case #611 and Case #612) are both female migrant workers from Indonesia, and both are in their 30s.

The CECC pointed out that the two Indonesian migrant workers traveled to Taiwan to work on November 5. After arrival, they stayed at group quarantine facilities to undergo quarantine. The two Indonesian migrant workers have not developed any suspected symptoms since arrival. They were tested for COVID-19 on November 18 before completing the quarantine period. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the cases on November 20.

The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 107,003 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 105,356. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 611 cases. Of the 611 confirmed cases, 519 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 546 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 58 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.

發佈日期 2020/11/20