By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported (computer translated) the country’s first locally acquired novel coronavirus case (2019-nCoV) Tuesday.

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Officials announced the eighth case today, a male in his mid 50s and husband of the fifth 2019-nCoV case in the country.

Earlier, Germany and Japan reported locally-acquired cases.

At present, the case is in a stable condition, and hospitals and local health units have followed the relevant disposal procedures to carry out contact tracking and other preventive work. In order to make home isolation and home quarantine more practical, smart technology will be used to assist in the implementation of epidemic prevention work in the future.

According to the command center statistics, as January 28, 52 cases of severe special infectious pneumonia were reported in China. As of now, a total of 578 cases of severe special infectious pneumonia have been reported. The test results are 8 confirmed diagnoses, 321 excluded, Seventy-five patients were negative at the initial test, and the rest were still to be tested; another nine patients were previously reported for pneumonia of unknown cause, which have been ruled out.

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A total of 69 cases were diagnosed internationally (excluding Taiwan), which were distributed in 16 countries, and Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Germany were added to the total number of 3 countries the day before. There were 14 cases in Thailand, 8 in Hong Kong, 7 in Macau, 5 in the United States, 5 in Australia, 5 in Singapore, 4 in Malaysia, 6 in Japan, 4 in South Korea, 3 in France, 2 in Vietnam, 2 in Canada, There was 1 case in Nepal, 1 case in Cambodia, 1 case in Sri Lanka, and 1 case in Germany.