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Taiwan confirms only 3 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 388

Taiwan reported three new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) , bringing the country's total to 388 on Sunday (April 12).

Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung announced two male cases and one female case of COVID-19, two are imported cases, while only one is a local infection.

Chen said that the single domestic case (No. 386) is a man in his 20s who lives with an imported case (No. 195) and had been placed under home quarantine after the latter was diagnosed with the disease. 

Patient No. 387 is a man in his 40s who had traveled to the U.S. on Feb. 20 for business, the CECC said. He developed a cough and sore throat on March 25 while still overseas, but he did inform the medical staff at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport of his symptoms upon returning to Taiwan on April 10.

Patient No. 388 is the spouse of No. 358, and she had traveled to the U.K. with her husband to visit their relatives on January 13.

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