TAIWAN REPORTS FIRST LOCALLY TRANSMITTED COVID-19 CASE IN MORE THAN 8 MONTHS
After more than eight months, Taiwan reported its first locally transmitted case of COVID-19.
Health Minister Chen Shih-Chung said the local case is a woman who is a friend of a previous case.
According to a Facebook post by the health ministry, they were in contact from Dec 7 to Dec 12. She was also in contact with 167 people, of whom 13 have been quarantined.
Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) last reported a locally transmitted COVID-19 case on Apr 12.