COVID-19: Taiwan adds two new cases, bringing total to 517

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 02 October, 2020
By: Leslie Liao

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan

Taiwan confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. This brings the total number of cases it has recorded so far up to 517. Both of the new cases are imported.

One of the patients traveled to Taiwan from the United States on September 20. He showed no symptoms upon his arrival. However, he notified health authorities that he had come into contact with COVID-19 patients during his time in the US.

The man later reported symptoms between September 24 and September 30. He tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Health authorities have placed twelve people seated around the man on his flight back to Taiwan under close observation.

The other patient traveled to Japan in January for work. He began showing symptoms between September 15 and September 22 while still in Japan, but was diagnosed with a cold.[FULL  STORY]

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