Two crewmen test positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan

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TAIPEI, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Two crewmen in Taiwan tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, though the source of their infection remains undetermined, the local epidemic monitoring agency said.

The two men, one in his 50s and the other in his 60s, were on board a cargo flight to the United States on April 14.

After returning on April 16, they were placed under three-day quarantine and thereafter tested positive for the virus.

To date, Taiwan has reported a total of 1,078 COVID-19 cases, of which 1,038 have recovered, 11 have died and 29 remain under treatment in hospital.