Taiwan adds more domestic COVID cases, but sees trend stable


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  • Saturday, 22 May 2021

A public park is closed following the recent rise in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Taipei, Taiwan May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan reported another rise in domestic COVID-19 cases on Saturday, but the health minister said the trend remained stable with new infections concentrated in the northern part of the island in and around Taipei.

After months of keeping the pandemic under control, Taiwan is dealing with a surge in domestic infections, and the whole island is under a heightened state of alert with people asked to stay at home and many venues shut.

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