Taiwan Corona update : For third day in row no Covid-19 reported

Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-Chung during daily press conference (Screenshot)

Taiwan’s success story against coronavirus

Taipei, Bureau news : Taiwan creates history to fight against novel coronavirus. This third straight day , Taiwan record zero positive case for covid-19. Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Centre (CECC) announced that no new case of coronavirus to report, meaning the country has gone 28 days without reporting a single local transmission.

During his daily press conference Sunday afternoon , Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-Chung announced there were zero new covid-19 cases detected for the third day in a row. As of Sunday afternoon, the total number of Taiwan’s confirmed cases for Wuhan Virus stood at 440 including 366 released from hospital isolation.

As the response to the coronavirus pandemic , Taiwan has continued to show promising results . Health Minister Chen emphasized that the Taiwan’s success in containing the spread of the virus should be credited to front-line medical workers as well as Taiwanese inhabitants, who have complied the the government’s guidelines in a strict manner.

Chen added “Sunday is Mother’s Day and that the country’s 28 days streak of having no local cases is the best present to all Taiwanese mothers”

CECC head also pointed out that Taiwan has a higher recovery rate of 83 percent for its Covid-19 patients , compared to the global average of 34 percent .

(With inputs Taiwan News)

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