CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports five new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths

09/21/2021 02:24 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Tuesday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Tuesday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

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Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Taiwan reported five new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, all contracted overseas, and zero deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The five imported cases are two Taiwanese and three foreign nationals who recently traveled to Taiwan from Vietnam, the United States, South Africa, Eswatini and Russia, according to the CECC.

The new cases bring the total in Taiwan to 16,152, of which 14,414 are domestic infections reported since May 15, when the country first recorded more than 100 COVID-19 cases in a single day.

To date, 840 people have died of COVID-19 in Taiwan, with 828 fatalities having occurred since May 15.

(By Chiang Yi-ching)

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