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Taiwan adds five COVID-19 cases

25 Nov 2020, 21:51 GMT+10

TAIPEI, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Five people tested positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan Wednesday, raising the total number of infections to 623, the local epidemic monitoring agency said.

Of the new cases, three people had traveled from Indonesia and two from the Philippines, the agency said at a weekly press briefing.

They all tested positive immediately before their quarantine period ended and have been asymptomatic so far, the agency said.

Of the confirmed cases in Taiwan to date, seven died and 553 recovered, while 63 remain in hospital.

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