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COVID-19 (07/31): Taiwan reports 11 local cases, zero deaths

  • 31 July, 2021
  • Natalie Tso
COVID-19 (07/31): Taiwan reports 11 local cases, zero deaths
Taiwan's China Youth Corps plans to host summer camps as restrictions have been lifted. (photo: China Youth Corps)

Taiwan’s outbreak is subsiding as Saturday marked its fourth consecutive day without a COVID-19 related death.

It also reported just 11 local cases and one imported case.

The Saturday totals by city and county are as follows:

New Taipei City: 6

Taipei City: 4

Chiayi County: 1

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said that a recent cluster of 11 cases in Chiayi County is now under control.

The one imported case is a Thai man who works on a fishing boat that recently docked in Taiwan.

Taiwan has been stepping up its mass vaccination program, which began on March 22.  Currently, 33% of the population have received a single dose and 1.6% have received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Taiwan has seen 15,674 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 787 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

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