Taiwan sees 3 new Panshih navy ship cases, bringing total to 425

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 21 April, 2020
By: Natalie Tso

The army disinfecting the Panshih this week (CNA photo)

Taiwan confirmed 3 new cases from the Panshih navy vessel on Tuesday, bringing the total of COVID-19 cases to 425. 

The cases included two men and one woman in their 20s and 30s who didn’t test positive until their second test.  A navy intern experienced symptoms on March 30 and lived in the same room with cases 396 and 397. He reported his symptoms on April 18 and tested negative. He then tested positive on April 20. 

The second case is a female sailor in her 30s. She had symptoms on April 5 which later disappeared.  When in quarantine, she tested negative on April 18, but later tested positive on April 20. The third case saw symptoms beginning March 23 but tested negative on April 18. He tested positive in a second test.

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