By: Chen Wei-ting, Chang Ming-hsuan and Joseph Yeh
Among the new cases, two are believed to have contracted the coronavirus locally, said CECC head, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中).
One of the two, a man in his 20s, is the child of confirmed COVID-19 patient who contracted the virus during a recent trip to Egypt.
The man was asked to take a test by health authorities because of his close contact with the confirmed case and tested positive even though he has so far shown no symptoms of infection, Chen said. [FULL STORY]