CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 68 new COVID-19 cases, including 11 domestic

01/14/2022 02:48 PM
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Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Friday
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung hosts Friday's COVID-19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the CECC

Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) Taiwan on Friday reported 11 new domestic cases of COVID-19, as well as 57 imported cases and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The 11 domestic cases include six which were reported on Thursday evening and Friday morning by the CECC and Taoyuan City government.

Five of the new domestic cases have been classified as breakthrough cases of COVID-19, the CECC said, noting that four of them are not breakthrough cases while the vaccination status of two other cases is still being determined.

Update: 11 new domestic COVID-19 cases all linked to Taoyuan

In addition to the domestic cases, Taiwan also reported 57 imported cases on Friday. The CECC did not release any information regarding the vaccination status of the imported cases.

According to the CECC, Taiwan did not report any new COVID-19 deaths on Friday.

To date, Taiwan has confirmed 17,692 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, of which 14,676 are domestic infections. Taiwan has recorded 851 deaths related to COVID-19.

(By Ko Lin)

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