CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 287 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

06/11/2021 02:19 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Friday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Friday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

Taipei, June 11 (CNA) Taiwan on Friday reported 287 new cases of COVID-19, all but one of which were domestically transmitted, as well as 24 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new cases bring the total number in Taiwan to 12,500, of which more than 11,000 are domestic infections recorded since May 15, when the country first reported over 100 cases in a single day.

The 24 fatalities were 12 men and 12 women, in their 50s to 80s, who died between June 2 and June 9, the CECC said.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 in Taiwan has now risen to 385, including 373 since May 15.

(By Matthew Mazzetta)

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