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ROC Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 43 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 domestic

ROC Central News Agency

03/06/2022 02:43 PM

Taipei, March 6 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday reported 43 new COVID-19 cases -- three domestically transmitted and 40 that originated abroad -- and no new deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

The new domestic patients are all connected to a cluster involving a buffet restaurant in Kaohsiung, the CECC said.

They had all received either two or three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, the CECC said.

In addition to the domestic cases, the CECC also reported 40 imported cases on Sunday, 14 of them travelers who tested positive on arrival in Taiwan. The CECC did not release any information regarding the vaccination status of the imported cases.

To date, Taiwan has confirmed 20,840 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in early 2020, including 15,462 domestically transmitted infections.

With no deaths reported Sunday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 fatalities in the country remained at 853.

(By Chiang Yi-ching)


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