CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 214 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

06/07/2021 02:40 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Monday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Monday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

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Taipei, June 7 (CNA) Taiwan on Monday reported 214 cases of COVID-19, including 211 domestic infections and three imported ones, as well as 26 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new cases bring the total number in Taiwan to 11,491, of which over 10,000 are domestic infections recorded since May 15, the first day Taiwan reported over 100 domestic infections since the outbreak began in early 2020.

The 26 fatalities were 20 men and six women, aged 50-100, who passed away between May 31 and June 6, the CECC said.

To date, 286 people have died of COVID-19 in Taiwan, including 274 since May 15.

(By Chiang Yi-ching)

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