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No new coronavirus case was reported in Taiwan over the past 24 hours, the first such instance in over a month, authorities said on Tuesday. 

The island country, which China claims as a breakaway province, has nearly 400 COVID-19 cases so far, with six deaths and 124 recoveries.

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung, who also heads the Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), said this was the first time in 36 days that no new case was reported on Taiwanese territory.

According to daily Taiwan News, 338 of Taiwan’s total 393 coronavirus patients were people who had returned from abroad.

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