CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 54 new COVID-19 cases, including 14 domestic

Taiwan reported 54 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, consisting of 14 domestic and 40 imported cases, with zero deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new domestic cases were all linked to previously reported clusters in Taoyuan, Kaohsiung, and Yilan County, the CECC said.

Six of the new cases were fully vaccinated, two had received one dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, while five individuals, including four under the age of 10, had not received any vaccine doses. The vaccination status of one case is still under investigation, the CECC said.

In addition to the domestic cases, Taiwan also reported 40 imported cases on Sunday, eight of whom were passengers who tested positive upon arrival in Taiwan on Saturday. The CECC did not release any information regarding the vaccination status of the imported cases.

To date, Taiwan has confirmed 18,735 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, including 15,048 domestically transmitted infections.

With no deaths reported on Sunday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the country remains at 851.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel