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CECC confirms 1 more COVID-19 case

2020-04-23 14:42:45

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Taiwan. A total of 427 cases have been confirmed in Taiwan as of writing. The new confirmed case is an over 20-year-old navy on the Panshi fast combat support ship, which was part of the Dunmu Fleet. 

The CECC reported that 29 Navy members from the cluster infection on the fleet have been confirmed to have COVID-19 so far. Health agencies have identified 692 individuals as contacts of these confirmed cases of the Navy. Among 692 contacts, 446 are undergoing home isolation, and 246 are conducting self-health management. 

(Data source:Taiwan Centers for Disease Control)