Date: April 19, 2020
The Central Epidemic Command Center announced the previous day that three sailors of the three-ship fleet were confirmed as infected.
All the more than 700 members of the fleet, which returned this month from a goodwill mission to the Pacific island state of Palau, have been quarantined.
Navy Command Headquarters Chief of Staff Vice Adm. Mei Chia-shu apologized for the outbreak, while President Tsai Ing-wen expressed regret. [FULL STORY]