6 new local confirmed cases in Taiwan linked to restaurant cluster infection – Xinhua English.news.cn
(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) 6 new local confirmed cases in Taiwan are related to cluster infections in restaurants
China News Service, Taipei, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — The “epidemic command center” of the Taiwan authorities announced on the 15th that there were 78 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, of which 6 were local cases, all of which were related to the cluster infection incident in restaurants, and they were 3 customers. and three close contacts of the confirmed restaurant employees.
There are currently three extended transmission chains in the Taoyuan Airport cluster case, one of which is a bank transmission chain, which was caused by an infected airport staff member handling business at a bank in Taoyuan. The restaurant dinner infection incident is related to the bank infection chain. It was because a staff member of a bank infected with the virus had a dinner party in a restaurant in Taoyuan.
According to reports from Taiwan media such as the Central News Agency and the United News Network, there are public opinions that the three new customers will continue to cause additional community infection.
According to the report, 2 days after the confirmed employee of the bank went to the restaurant, a customer was infected at the same restaurant. The outside world is worried that the restaurant environment will be polluted. The “command center” said that restaurant door handles, air droplets, etc. may spread the virus. The virus spread from Taoyuan Airport to banks, restaurants, and campuses, and it has long been a community infection.
A total of 72 people have been diagnosed in the Taoyuan Airport cluster case, and nearly 1,500 people have been quarantined at home. The “command center” calls on people with overlapping footprints to go to the nearest community collection and inspection station for screening.
The “command center” also announced on the 15th that 72 new confirmed cases were imported from abroad, of which 23 were from the United States.
Up to now, there have been a total of 17,769 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Taiwan, of which 14,682 are locally confirmed cases; a total of 851 deaths, of which 838 are locally infected. (Finish)
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