CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan office in France confirms two new COVID-19 cases

Focus Taiwan
Date: 09/26/2020
By:Chen Yun-yu and Ko Lin

Taiwan’s representative office in Paris, France. File photo courtesy of the representative office

Taipei, Sept. 26 (CNA) Taiwan's representative office in France reported two new cases of COVID-19 among its employees, bringing the total t6o four following individual cases in April and August, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday.

The two staff members developed mild fevers and coughs last week and were ordered by the office to work remotely at home and carefully monitor their health as a precaution, MOFA said.

Both were subsequently tested at a local hospital and separately confirmed as having the disease on Sept. 25 and Sept. 26, the ministry said, adding that the two are now in home isolation and receiving treatment.

Meanwhile, the entire office has been disinfected to prevent any further spread of the disease.

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