CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths
Taipei, Dec. 2 (CNA) Taiwan reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, all contracted overseas, and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
The cases involved three Taiwanese and 14 foreign nationals, who had traveled to Taiwan recently from the United States, Poland, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and Italy.
They all tested positive during quarantine, the CECC said.
To date, Taiwan has confirmed a total of 16,626 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 Thursday, 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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