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Taiwan adds two COVID-19 patients

10 Jul 2020, 21:30 GMT+10

TAIPEI, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Two people tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday in Taiwan after the island saw no new infections for six consecutive days, the local epidemic monitoring agency said.

One of the new patients, a woman in her 20s, returned from the United States to Taiwan on July 5 and began to have symptoms of fatigue and muscle ache on July 7, the agency said in a press release.

The other patient, a man in his 50s, developed a fever on July 2 in the Sultanate of Oman but had not gone to the hospital. He returned to Taiwan on July 8 and reported his symptoms to the authorities upon arrival at the airport.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Taiwan has risen to 451, the agency said.

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