TAIPEI (The China Submit/ANN) — The Central Epidemic Command Middle (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) reported 3 imported COVID-19 case on Wednesday, bringing the tally to 893.
Talking at a press convention, Well being Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) stated the imported instances are from the Philippines, Myanmar and the U.S.
Case 892 is a migrant employee in his thirties from the Philippines who traveled to Taiwan on Jan. 6.
He submitted the required paperwork and was examined once more on Jan. 19 when his quarantine interval ended.
He adopted his employer’s request to self-health handle for seven extra days and was examined once more on Jan. 25.
His an infection was confirmed at the moment, and he’s presently asymptomatic while beneath quarantine.
No potential contacts have been listed, the CECC stated.
Case 893 is a migrant fisherman from Myanmar additionally in his thirties, and arrived in Taiwan on Jan. 3.
He submitted unfavorable take a look at outcomes and was examined once more on Jan. 18 when his quarantine interval ended.
As he was set to start work on the seas after his self-health administration 7-day interval, he acquired one other take a look at on Jan. 25 and the an infection was confirmed at the moment.
He’s asymptomatic and the CECC have since tracked down 27 potential contacts, 12 of that are beneath quarantine whereas the remaining are practising self-health administration.
The final case reported at the moment (case 894) is a Taiwanese girl in her forties who had traveled to the U.S. for work in October 2020.
She returned to Taiwan on Jan. 17 and submitted the required paperwork.
She started growing signs similar to coughs, a runny nostril and sore throat two days later and self-medicated to relive the signs.
Nonetheless, she quickly reported experiencing an upset abdomen and fever on Jan. 24 and alerted well being authorities a day later.
She was subsequently examined and the an infection was confirmed at the moment.
Doable contacts from the identical flight are nonetheless being decided, the CECC stated.
As of press time, 893 instances have been confirmed to date, together with 783 imported instances, 71 native infections, 36 instances aboard the Dunmu (敦睦) ship, 1 unknown case and 1 case (case 530) which later examined unfavorable.
Among the many confirmed instances, 7 folks died, 803 had been launched from quarantine, and the remaining are beneath quarantine.