Teenager is one of 27 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Taiwan Friday March 20
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
He was one of 27 new cases, including 24 imported ones, confirmed by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), taking the country’s total to 135. A man in his eighties was announced as Taiwan’s second death caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19).
The teenager was studying at a sports faculty and had traveled overseas to take part in a competition, CNA reported, though the authorities did not mention which sport he was active in. He was not a member of the national team, but had been in training as a backup, according to some media reports. The national team was staying in quarantine at a training center in north Taiwan, while the young man was taken to hospital.3 [FULL STORY]