CECC confirms 7 more imported COVID-19 cases; cases linked to traveling to the US and the UK

On April 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced seven new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Among seven imported cases, four patients are women and three patients are men. Four of seven patients reside in northern Taiwan, and three reside in southern Taiwan. Their ages range from 20 to 79 years old. These patients entered Taiwan between March 19 and March 30 and displayed symptoms between February 29 and March 27. The patients had traveled to the United Kingdom (1 patient) or the United States (6 patients) before the onset of disease. The CECC reported that two of seven cases traveled together to the United States. The remaining five cases are not linked to other confirmed cases, and went overseas mainly for study, work and visiting relatives. Two of the five patients were identified when undergoing home quarantine, and three patients were detected at the airport.
PublishTime 2020/4/1