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Taiwan announced its 3rd death due to COVID-19 who is a tour guide in his 40s

Taiwan announced the third person to die from COVID-19 who is a Taiwanese tour guide in his 40s, Taiwan News reported. The tour guided died on Sunday evening, he is case 108th in Taiwan. 

The man recently traveled to Austria and the Czech Republic where he possibly contracted th disease as Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsiang announced his death.

Chuang said that he was the leader of a tour group that visited the two countries in March. The man developed a fever on March 17 and after seeking medical attention, he was diagnosed with the disease on March 19.

Central News Agency cited Chuang as saying that the deceased was a leader of a tour of Austria and the Czech Republic and the complications which led to the man's death are not yet known.

Taiwan currently total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Taiwan stands at 298 and the latest fatality brings the death toll to three.


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