CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports eight new cases of COVID-19, zero deaths
Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) Taiwan reported eight new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, all contracted overseas, and zero deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
The cases involved four Taiwanese and four Indonesian nationals, who had traveled to Taiwan recently from Canada, the United States, Cambodia, and Indonesia. They all tested positive during quarantine, the CECC said.
To date, Taiwan has confirmed a total of 16,609 COVID-19 cases, of which 14,426 were domestic infections reported since May 15, when the country first recorded more than 100 cases in a single day.
There have only been 123 domestic cases since Aug. 15, as daily domestic case numbers have fallen to mostly single digits or zero since then, according to CECC data.
With no new deaths reported Wednesday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities in the country remains at 848, with all but 12 recorded since May 15.
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