First locally transmitted Covid-19 casein was reported in Taiwan on 22 December 2020; ending the world’s longest record of 8-months stretch without a domestic infection.
A patient was confirmed to have caught Covid-19 in Taiwan, according to an official from Taiwan Centers for Disease Control. The patient is a woman who is a friend of a previous case.
They were believed to have been in contact from Dec 7 to Dec 12. She was also in contact with 167 people.
Last reported a locally transmitted COVID-19 case in Taiwan was on Apr 12 2020. The island also reported 3 more imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.