Taiwan reports two new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases

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SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

Taiwan reports two new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases Until last month's domestic transmission the island had not reported any local cases since April 12    Customers wear protective masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while shopping at a market in Taipei, Taiwan, January 10, 2021. TAIPEI - Taiwan on Tuesday reported its first locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 since Dec. 22 - a doctor in a hospital, who was treating an already infected patient, and a nurse.Until last month's domestic transmission the island had not reported any local cases since April 12, with the vast majority of infections in people coming to Taiwan from overseas.(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Himani Sarkar) ((ben.blanchard@thomsonreuters.com;))Zawya CoverageinvestmentMENA start-up funding increases by 13% to top $1blnequitiesSaudi Telecom Co. names Alwetaid as new CEOequitiesCEO of Dubai's Emaar Malls resigns after four months on the jobequitiesMENA equity capital market: Issuances total $4.6bln in 2020, down 86% from 2019real estateUAE property market to decline further as oversupply hits close to 1mln unitsMoreReuters CoveragehealthcareIndia delivers COVID-19 shots to prepare for 'world's biggest vaccination drive'economyPhilippine cenbank gov sees solid rebound for pandemic-hit economy in 2021utilitiesThailand approves new measures to mitigate coronavirus impactpolicyJapan to...read more...