CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 275 new COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths

06/09/2021 02:21 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Wednesday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Wednesday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

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Taipei, June 9 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday reported 275 cases of COVID-19, all but one of which were domestic infections, as well as 25 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new cases bring the total number in Taiwan to 11,968, of which over 10,500 are domestic infections recorded since May 15, the first day the county reported over 100 cases since the outbreak began in early 2020.

The 25 fatalities were 20 men and 5 women, aged in their 50s to their 90s, who passed away between May 29 and June 7, the CECC said.

To date, 333 people have died of COVID-19 in Taiwan, including 321 since May 15.

(By Matthew Mazzetta)


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