LOOKING SOUTHBOUND: The CECC is mulling stricter quarantine measures for travelers from Southeast Asia, where the pandemic appears to be worsening
Date: Apr 18, 2020
By: Lin Chia-nan / Staff reporter
With no additional cases reported on Tuesday, Thursday and yesterday, Taiwan maintained its tally of confirmed infections at 395, including six deaths.
Of the 395 cases, 340 were imported and 55 were local infections, while 166 patients have been discharged from quarantine facilities following treatment, the center’s data showed.
Asked if reporting zero new cases again means that the disease is abating in Taiwan, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) told a daily news conference at the center in Taipei that. [FULL STORY]