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Taiwan reports zero new coronavirus cases, now at 23rd day of no local transmission


Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 5) reports that there were zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), but nine Taiwanese returnees from India are exhibiting potential symptoms of the disease.


Chen announced no new cases of the virus, leaving the total at 438. Chen also announced that of the 129 Taiwanese nationals who arrived on a charter plane from India on Monday evening (May 4), nine have suspicious symptoms of the disease and have been sent to a quarantine center following medical examinations.

Taiwan has now extended its streak of no new local infections to 23 days. Out of Taiwan's 438 total cases, 347 were imported, 55 were local, and 36 came from the Goodwill Fleet.

The authorities are urging the public to consult the doctor when feeling unwell and disclosed travel history and contact to COVID-19 patients if there is any.
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