Cumulative total of 100 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Taiwan; number of patients released from isolation remains to be 22

 The Central Epidemic Command Center reported on March 18 that 884 additional cases related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported on March 17. As of writing, a cumulative total of 18,812 cases have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 17,793. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 100 cases (Cases #78-100 confirmed today). These confirmed cases include 71 imported cases and 29 indigenous cases. Of 100 confirmed cases, one died from the novel coronavirus, and 22 were released from isolation while the remainder is in a stable condition and remains hospitalized in isolation.