Taiwan Reports 2 Local COVID Cases | Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported two new local cases of COVID-19 on Friday, October 22.
Health Minister and CCCB Chief Chen Shih-chung (é³ æ ä¸) announced six imported cases of COVID and two local infections. The CECC has not announced any deaths, leaving the death toll from COVID at 846.
Chen said Case 16,461 is an Indonesian woman in her 30s who has worked in Taiwan for a long time. At the request of her employer, she was tested for the virus on October 20 and the result came back positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
It was found to have a Ct value of 33 and a blood test showed a positive result for antibodies. The health department has identified seven contacts in his case, all of whom went into isolation.
Case 16,462 is a Taiwanese woman in her 50s who was tested for the virus because she was accompanying a hospital patient. She developed symptoms of fatigue the same day.
She was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday with a Ct value of 33.2 and a positive result for antibodies. The health service has identified 10 contacts in his case, all of whom went into isolation.
According to Chen, the six imported cases include two men and four women between the ages of 10 and 60. Between October 7 and 20, they entered Taiwan from Myanmar (16,460), Indonesia (16,463), Thailand (16,464), Malaysia (cases 16,465 and 16,466) and Africa of the South (case n Â° 16,467).
COVID case statistics
Since the start of the epidemic, Taiwan has performed 3,818,297 COVID tests, of which 3,801,502 have come back negative. Of the 16,357 confirmed cases, 1,716 were imported, 14,587 were local, 36 were from the Navy’s “goodwill fleet”, three were from a group of cargo pilots and one was unresolved.
A total of 110 people have been withdrawn as confirmed cases, while 14 cases are still under investigation. So far, 846 people have died from the disease.
Of the 834 deaths from local infections, 412 were in New Taipei, 319 in Taipei, 29 in Keelung, 27 in Taoyuan, 15 in Changhua County, 13 in Hsinchu County, five in Taichung, three in County of Miaoli, two each in Yilan and Hualien Counties, and one each in Hsinchu Town, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Tainan Town, Kaohsiung Town, Pingtung County and Taitung. The other 12 deaths were imported cases.