CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 130 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

06/24/2021 02:20 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Thursday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Thursday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

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Taipei, June 24 (CNA) Taiwan on Thursday reported 130 new cases of COVID-19, all but one of which were domestic infections, as well as six deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new cases brought the total in the country to 14,389, of which over 12,900 were domestic infections reported since May 15, when the country first recorded more than 100 cases in a single day.

The six deaths were five men and one women, in their 50s to 90s, who passed away between June 18 and June 23, the CECC said.

To date, 605 people in Taiwan have died from COVID-19, including 593 since May 15.

(By Evelyn Kao)

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