Taiwan reports 170 COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths Wednesday

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Taiwan on Wednesday reported 170 COVID-19 cases, including 167 local infections, and 18 deaths from the disease, the island's disease monitoring agency said.

Of the 11,907 confirmed cases between May 11 to Monday, 6,373 people, or 53.5 percent, have recovered and left quarantine, the agency said.

Among the new local infections reported on Wednesday, 85 were men and 82 were women, aged from under 5 to over 90, who showed symptoms between June 1 and Tuesday.

The 18 deaths included nine men and nine women, aged in their 30s to 90s, who passed away between June 6 and Monday.

On the same day, Taiwan reported three imported COVID-19 cases, all from the Philippines.

The total number of confirmed cases on the island since the epidemic began has risen to 13,409, including 12,195 local ones. A total of 478 deaths have been recorded, the agency said. 

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