CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 51 new COVID-19 cases, including 10 domestic infections

01/16/2022 02:24 PM
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Health minister Chen Shih-chung, CNA photo Jan. 16, 2022
Health minister Chen Shih-chung, CNA photo Jan. 16, 2022

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 10 new domestic cases of COVID-19, as well as 41 imported cases, and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

Four of the new domestic cases have been classified as breakthrough cases of COVID-19, the CECC said.

In addition to the domestic cases, Taiwan also reported 41 imported cases on Sunday. The CECC has not released any information regarding the vaccination status of the imported cases.

Taiwan did not report any new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday.

To date, Taiwan has confirmed 17,820 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, of which 14,692 are domestic infections. It has also recorded 851 deaths related to COVID-19.

(By Lee Hsin-Yin)



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