10th confirmed cases in Taiwan discharged; remaining cases in stable condition

According to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), 29 additional cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported in Taiwan on February 14, 2020. As of writing, a cumulative total of 1,781 cases have been reported, including 18 confirmed cases, 1,690 individuals removed from the follow-up list, and the remaining ones under quarantine for lab tests (preliminary tests were negative in 46 while tests for the others are pending). The 10th confirmed cases in Taiwan was discharged from the hospital yesterday (February 14). A total of two cases have been discharged so far. The other 16 cases remain in stable condition and hospitalized in isolation. 355 of all contacts of the confirmed cases remain in home isolation. Of 355, 20 developed symptoms and were reported. Of 20, 15 individuals tested negative for COVID-19 and were removed from the follow-up list, and 5 are being tested. 

With respect to the Taiwanese businesspeople evacuated from Wuhan, China on February 3, one evacuee was confirmed with 2019-nCoV on February 4 while the other 246 are under quarantine and being monitored at the quarantine site.
PublishTime 2020/2/15