Taiwan confirms 3 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

Focus Taiwan
Date: 04/11/2020
By: Chang Ming-hsuan, Wu Hsin-yun and Frances Huang

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中)/Photo courtesy of the CECC

Taipei, April 11 (CNA) Taiwan on Saturday reported three new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus, all classified as imported, bringing the total number in the country to 385 since the disease outbreak began at the end of December, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the CECC, told reporters that the three imported cases were Taiwanese nationals who returned recently from the United States and France.

One of them, a man in his 60s, returned from the U.S. April 10 and was confirmed Saturday to have contracted the virus, Chen said.

The patient, who had worked in the U.S. for a long time, and developed stomach problems March 31 in the U.S. and sought medical attention there, Chen said.    [FULL  STORY]

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