CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports one domestic, three imported COVID-19 cases
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Taiwan reported on Saturday one new domestic COVID-19 case linked to a recently confirmed infection involving a China Airlines pilot, and three imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
The domestically-transmitted case, a boy aged under 5, is a family member of one of the two pilots reported as COVID-19 patients on April 26, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said during the CECC's press briefing.
The boy has been placed in quarantine since April 25 after the pilot tested positive for COVID-19, Chen said.
The three imported cases, meanwhile, came from the Philippines and Indonesia, according to the health minister, who also heads the CECC.
The three latest patients are all men in their 40s, and include two Taiwanese nationals and one Philippine fishing worker, according to the CECC.
Saturday's four new cases bring the total number of cases in the country to 1,132 since the outbreak began in 2020. Of the total, 12 have died, while 67 are isolated for treatment in hospitals.
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