Virus Outbreak: No local infections for 14th day: CECC

‘REMAIN VIGILANT’: People who are planning to travel during the Worker’s Day holiday must still follow disease prevention measures, the minister of health said

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 27, 2020
By: Lee I-chia / Staff reporter

The English word “zero” is illuminated on the 85 Sky Tower in Kaohsiung last night to celebrate zero new cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan, while the Chinese character “an,” meaning “safe,” is displayed on the Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, right.
Photo: Chang Chung-yi, Taipei Times

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday reported no new COVID-19 infections, marking the 14th consecutive day that no domestic cases had been reported in Taiwan.

The nation has 429 confirmed cases — out of 60,459 suspected cases — including six deaths and 281 who were removed from isolation after treatment, said Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the center.

Of the confirmed cases, 343 are imported, 55 are domestic and 31 are crew members of the navy supply vessel Panshih (磐石), he said.

“People who are planning to travel during the upcoming Workers’ Day long weekend still have to practice social distancing, wear a mask, and maintain good personal and environmental hygiene,” Chen said. “These measures are still very important.”    [FULL  STORY]

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