American COVID 19 cases reach China!
The Central Epidemic Command Center announced that Taiwan today has 3 new cases of COVID-19, immigrated from abroad, all of them are Taiwanese and 2 of them are from the United States (same flight), 1 person returned to Taiwan from France.
Have American COVID 19 cases reached China?
The spokesperson of the Epidemic Command Center, Zhuang Renxiang, announced at a press conference in the afternoon that Taiwan had three new cases of COVID-19. Two of them were men in their 30s (cases 519 and 521) and one was a woman in 20s (case 520). The Taiwanese, returned to Taiwan from the United States and France respectively.
Zhuang Renxiang said that Case 519 worked in the United States for a long time and returned to Taiwan once in about two to three months. During his stay in the United States, he had no symptoms. When he returned to Taiwan on October 4, he voluntarily informed that he had itchy throat symptoms on board the plane and was diagnosed today.
The health unit has a total of 21 people in contact with the case on the same flight, of which 10 are passengers in two rows of seats, listed as home isolation and 11 are aircrew and are listed as independent health management targets due to adequate protection throughout the process.
Case 520 has graduated from studying in France this year and then went to France to handle private affairs in mid-September. From September 27th to 30th, she developed fever, headache, runny nose, nasal congestion and abnormal smell. She did not seek medical treatment in France. The case returned to Taiwan on October 4 and voluntarily informed the quarantine personnel of the symptoms of runny nose and nasal congestion, when entering the country. The case was collected at the airport and confirmed today.
So far, a total of 521 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in China, including 429 imported cases from abroad, 55 local cases, 36 cases in the Dunmu fleet and 1 case unknown. Of the confirmed cases, 7 died, 485 were released from isolation and 29 were hospitalized in isolation.
Strange though it sounds, it does seem like American COVID 19 cases have reached China!