Taiwan Reports Record Daily COVID-19 Deaths

Taiwan has reported 211 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, a record for a single day since the pandemic.

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said the recorded death cases ranged from 10 to 90 years old and had severe COVID-19.

CECC also announced 72,921 new domestic and 46 imported COVID-19 cases. Three of the 46 came from the United States, two from Vietnam, and one from the United Arab Emirates and France. The health department has investigated the countries of origin of the 39 others.

On Wednesday, CECC reported 80,223 COVID-19 cases for the first time.

Taiwan has recorded 3,584 COVID-19 deaths, and 2,693,787 confirmed COVID-19 cases since 2020.

On May 31, Taiwan had eased its isolation guidelines, allowing patients with moderate symptoms to be released from isolations in line with asymptomatic patients. CECC had also allowed patients with severe illnesses to be discharged from isolation wards if the fever had dissipated for at least a day.

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