Taiwan adds 16 COVID-19 patients

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, March 22, 2020
Adjust font size:

TAIPEI, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The total number of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Taiwan has increased by 16 to 169, the island's epidemic monitoring agency said Sunday.

Among the new patients, 13 were believed to have contracted the virus during their trips overseas, including trips to the United States, Egypt, Germany, France, Italy and the Philippines, while three were believed to be infected locally, the agency said in a press release.

Among the island's confirmed COVID-19 cases, 133 were imported. Twenty-eight of the confirmed patients have recovered, and two died of the disease. The rest are in stable condition.

The agency also announced that Taiwan will suspend transfer services of international flights via its airports from March 24 to April 7. Enditem

Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from China.org.cnMobileRSSNewsletter