As number of cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in many countries continues growing, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) closely monitors situation of 2019-nCoV outbreak and urges travelers to reinforce personal prevention measures

According to the statistics collected by CECC, 141 additional cases of 2019-nCoV infection were reported in Taiwan from January 31 to 4 pm on February 1, 2020. As of writing, a cumulative total of 964 cases have been reported, including 10 confirmed cases, 746 individuals removed from the follow-up list, and the remaining ones under quarantine for lab tests of who preliminary tests were negative in 79 and the others are awaiting tests. 10 confirmed cases are in a stable condition and being treated in isolation in the hospital. The hospital and local health agencies have proceeded with prevention measures, including the investigation of the cases and contact tracing, according to relevant procedures. The total number of contacts of 10 confirmed cases is 492. Of 492, 34 contacts developed symptoms and were reported. Of 34 reported cases, 28 tested negative for 2019-nCoV infection, and the other 6 are being tested.
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