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Taiwan confirms 16 more cases of COVID-19, total at 322

Taiwan reported 16 new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in which 14 were imported and 2 were domestic, bringing the country's total to 322 on Tuesday (March 31).

Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced the two local cases were a man in his 70s (the 307th case) and a male in his 20s (the 322nd case). Neither of whom had traveled abroad, but the 307th case did attend a dinner party with the 122nd case, who had traveled to Turkey.

On March 25, the 307th case sought medical attention after starting to feel chest tightness, muscle aches, and other symptoms, upon admission to the hospital, he was diagnosed with pneumonia and tested for the disease, he was officially confirmed to have coronavirus on Tuesday and 46 people that recently came in contact with him have been notified.

The 322nd case had a fever, cough, and general fatigue on March 26, when he went to a clinic for treatment. Because the symptoms continued unabated, he checked into a hospital on March 29, when he was diagnosed with pneumonia.

According to the CECC, cases 257, 258, 300, and 315 all attended the same school in the UK and the 315th case came in contact with the 258th and 300th case before returning to Taiwan.

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