On April 12, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The new case, Case #1059, is a Taiwanese woman in her 20s. She visited Japan for studies in October 2020 and returned to Taiwan on April 4, 2021. She experienced dizziness and nausea on April 9. The health authority then arranged for her to seek medical attention and undergo testing on April 10. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on April 12.
The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 195,759 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 194,071. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 1058 cases. Of the 1058 confirmed cases, 942 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 11 deaths, and 1026 patients have been released from isolation, with the other 21 patients remaining hospitalized in isolation.