CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports five new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths
Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases -- two transmitted domestically and three contracted overseas -- and no deaths from the disease on Tuesday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
The two domestic cases were both in New Taipei, the CECC said.
Meanwhile, the three new imported cases involved Taiwanese nationals who recently returned from the United States, Indonesia and Cambodia, it said.
The five new cases bring the total in Taiwan to 16,098, of which 14,406 are domestic infections reported since May 15, when the country first recorded more than 100 COVID-19 cases in a single day.
No new deaths from the disease were recorded Tuesday, the CECC said.
To date, 839 people have died of COVID-19 in Taiwan, including 827 since May 15.
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