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CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 13,090 new COVID-19 cases, 46 deaths

02/26/2023 03:07 PM
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Visitors to Shoushan Zoo in Kaohsiung are seen in this photo released by the zoo on Sunday.
Visitors to Shoushan Zoo in Kaohsiung are seen in this photo released by the zoo on Sunday.

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 13,090 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

Among the new cases reported Sunday, 12,792 were contracted domestically, which represented an 18.8-percent drop from the same day a week earlier, CECC data showed.

To date, Taiwan has recorded 10,025,366 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020.

The CECC has stopped providing daily information on the age distribution and health status of the deceased and the number of vaccine doses they received. It is also no longer releasing daily infection numbers from each of Taiwan's cities and counties.

(By Chao Yen-hsiang)


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