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Taiwan announced 3 new coronavirus cases, all from Taiwan's ill-fated "Goodwill Fleet", total now at 425


Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (April 21) announced that there were three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the to 425.


Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced that there were three new cases, all from Taiwan's ill-fated "Goodwill Fleet".Chen said that the lastest cases included two men and one woman, all three of whom tested negative, before being confirmed with the disease after the second test.

Chen said that the latest cases ranged in age between 20 and 30 years. Chen confirmed that all three were trainees and sailors from the fleet.

The CECC said that out of the 27 sailors in the "Goodwill Fleet" cluster event, 349 contacts have been traced by the health department, 187 are undergoing home isolation and 162 have implemented self-health management.

The center will continue to trace the activities of the infected persons in public places after put in from their ships and publish them on the internet. Chen reminded the public that if they found that they had been to the same places at the same time as the confirmed cases, they should undergo self-health management for the next 14 days.
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