China News Service, July 19. According to Taiwan’s “Central News Agency”, the Taiwan Epidemic Command Center announced on the 19th that 21 new cases of new coronary pneumonia have been confirmed on the island, including 15 local cases and 6 imported cases; One new death case was added.

  The command center stated that the 15 new local cases (7 of them were positive during home isolation or at the end of the expiry period), 8 males and 7 females, aged between under 5 and over 80 years old. Date of onset Between July 14 and July 17, 2021.

New Taipei City has 11 cases as the largest case distribution, followed by Taoyuan City with 3 cases and Taipei City with 1 case. Among them, 9 cases are known sources of infection, and the other 6 cases are unknown. Epidemic investigations will continue to clarify the source of infection.

  According to the command center, one new death case was a male in his 80s with chronic disease. Due to a history of contact with other confirmed cases, the test was arranged on June 17. The test was asymptomatic at the time of the test, and the test result was positive. He was hospitalized, diagnosed on June 18, released from isolation on July 9, and died on July 17 due to other reasons.

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