WUHAN VIRUS / Returning evacuee confirmed as Taiwan’s 11th Wuhan coronavirus case

Focus Taiwan
Date: 02/04/2020

By: Chen Wei-ting and Ko Lin

Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中, left)

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwan reported Tuesday its 11th case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), confirmed as one of 247 nationals evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan the previous day.

Speaking at a press event, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said the news of another confirmed case was not entirely unexpected.

The government will do everything to help people get back to their normal lives, Chen said.

According to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the latest victim is one of three who displayed symptoms of the novel coronavirus on arriving at Taoyuan International Airport late Monday on a China Eastern Airlines charter flight.    [FULL  STORY]

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