CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 103 new COVID-19 cases, including 21 domestic
Taipei, March 26 (CNA) Taiwan reported 103 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday -- 21 domestically transmitted and 82 that originated abroad -- and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
The ages of the 21 domestic COVID-19 cases ranged from their teens to 70s, with 20 of them being contacts of recently confirmed cases, the CECC said.
The authorities are currently still investigating the sources of the infection which involved a woman in her 30s who had already received two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the epidemic center said.
Meanwhile, the 82 new imported cases reported on Saturday consisted of 48 males and 34 females with ages ranging from under 5 to 80-something.
These individuals entered Taiwan from Jan. 25 to March 25 this year from various countries, including Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Among them, 35 tested positive for the virus at the airport upon landing in Taiwan.
The CECC did not release any information regarding the vaccination status of the imported cases.
To date, Taiwan has confirmed 22,566 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, including 15,571 domestically transmitted infections.
With no deaths reported Saturday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities in the country remained at 853.
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