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Taiwan reports 71 new COVID-19 cases, including 25 domestic

ROC Central News Agency

02/04/2022 02:32 PM

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwan reported 71 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, consisting of 25 domestically transmitted cases and 46 originating from abroad, and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new domestic cases involved 14 men and 11 women ranging in age from under 5 years old to their 70s, the CECC said.

Of the 25 domestically transmitted infections, 17 were fully vaccinated while the vaccination status of four cases is still under investigation, according to the CECC.

In addition to the domestic cases, Taiwan also reported 46 imported cases on Friday, involving people who arrived in Taiwan from the United States, the Philippines, Australia, the Netherlands, India, Peru, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Nigeria, Canada, Israel, Hong Kong, and China.

To date, Taiwan has confirmed 19,029 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, including 15,143 domestically transmitted infections.

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

(By Christie Chen)


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