CECC reports no new confirmed cases; 166 patients released from isolation

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that no additional cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were confirmed in Taiwan on April 17. The CECC reported that 910 additional cases related to COVID-19 were reported on April 16. As of writing, a cumulative total of 51,603 cases have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 48,680. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 395 cases. Of 395 confirmed cases in Taiwan, 340 are imported and 55 are indigenous. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths, and 166 patients have been released from isolation while the remainder remains hospitalized in isolation.