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For 5 straight days, Taiwan CECC announces no new coronavirus cases

Zero diagnosis for 5 consecutive days!  The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (April 30) that there were no new cases in Taiwan.

Chen announced no new cases of the virus. This marks the 18th day that the country has not reported a local case and the first time that zero cases (imported or domestic) have been reported five days in a row.

Chen said that of the 31 sailors in the "Goodwill Fleet" cluster, 1,996 contacts have been traced by the health department. Of those persons, 585 are undergoing home isolation, while 1,411 have implemented self-health management.

Four hundred eighty (480) of these contacts have been tested for the virus and 465 have tested negative. Since the outbreak began, Taiwan has carried out 62,844 tests for COVID-19, with 61,354 coming back negative.

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