361 Taiwanese businessmen returning from Wuhan on charter planes test negative for COVID-19 and remain under quarantine

According to the statistics collected by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), 678 additional cases related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported on March 12, 2020. As of writing, a cumulative total of 16,089 cases have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 15,605. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 50 cases (Case #50 confirmed today). These confirmed cases include 27 indigenous cases and 23 imported cases. Of 50 confirmed cases, one died from the novel coronavirus, and 20 were released from isolation while the remainder is in a stable condition and remains hospitalized in isolation. Additionally, the CECC reported that 361 Taiwanese businessmen returning from Wuhan to Taiwan in second round of evacuation all tested negative for COVID-19 and are currently healthy. The CECC will continue to closely monitor the health status of 361 evacuees under group quarantine at the quarantine sites.
PublishTime 2020/3/13