Reporter Liu Peiyu/Taipei Report
The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (15) that there were 78 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China, including 6 local cases and 72 imported cases; there were no new deaths among the confirmed cases. 6 local contacts were related to Xidi steak work-study students (case 17774), 2 of them were classmates in vocational school, and the other was a middle school student in Zhongli District with a family member who lived in the same country, and the middle school was suspended for 14 days, while the other 3 cases were Xidi Steak for 3 customers.
▲The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (15) that there were 78 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China. (Photo / provided by the command center)
The command center said that the new local cases today are 2 males and 4 females, aged between their 10s and 30s.
The command center explained that today’s new cases of immigration from abroad are 38 males, 31 females, and 3 cases under investigation, ranging in age from under 5 years old to over 60 years old, from the United States (23 cases), Canada (10 cases), Indonesia and Vietnam (3 cases each), France and Australia (2 cases each), Singapore and Germany (1 case each) moved in; another 27 cases are under investigation. The entry date is between November 4, 2021 and January 14, 2022.
According to the statistics of the command center, up to now, a total of 5,233,163 cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia have been reported in China (including 5,213,414 excluded), of which 17,769 were confirmed, including 3,033 imported cases, 14,682 local cases, 36 Dunmu Fleet cases, 3 aircraft infections, 1 case is unknown and 14 cases are under investigation; 1 new empty case (case 17765) has been added, and a total of 115 cases have been removed as empty. Since 2020, a total of 851 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, of which 838 are local. The counties and cities where the cases reside are: 413 in New Taipei City, 322 in Taipei City, 29 in Keelung City, 27 in Taoyuan City, 15 in Changhua County, and 15 in Hsinchu County. 13 cases, 5 cases in Taichung City, 3 cases in Miaoli County, 2 cases each in Yilan County and Hualien County, and 1 case each in Hsinchu City, Nantou County, Yunlin County, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Pingtung County and Taitung County; 13 cases were imported from abroad.
The command center once again calls on the public to implement personal protective measures such as hand hygiene, cough etiquette and wearing masks, reduce unnecessary movement, activities or gatherings, avoid entering and leaving crowded places, or areas with high risk of infection transmission, and take the initiative to be proactive Cooperate with various epidemic prevention measures and jointly strictly guard the community defense line.
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