CECC reports nation’s 10th virus deathSOLEMN MILESTONE: The Taiwanese man, in his 60s, had a history of diabetes and hypertension, and had developed severe pneumonia from COVID-19, officials saidBy Lee I-chia / Staff reporterThe Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday reported seven imported cases of COVID-19 and the death of a person who had the virus, bringing the nation’s toll from the disease to 10. 935, a Taiwanese man in his 60s, who had a history of diabetes and hypertension, died on Friday, said Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the center. Central Epidemic Command Center specialist advisory panel convener Chang Shan-chwen in Taipei yesterday explains details of the nation’s COVID-19 case No. 935, a Taiwanese man in his 60s who died of COVID-19 on Friday. The CECC would still conduct contact tracing on the new case, and four close contacts have already been identified, he said.
Source: Taipei Times March 06, 2021 15:56 UTC