According to Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), there are 37 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of those 37 cases, 13 are domestic and 24 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
CECC confirms 37 more COVID-19 cases. (Photo / Retrieved from CECC)
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 5 men and 8 women, aged between under 5 and above 80 years old.
Regarding the 37 new imported cases, they are 13 men and 11 women, aged between under 10 and above 50 years old. 10 of them are from the US, 3 from the Vietnam, 2 from France and Australia each, and 1 from Paraguay and Saudi Arabia each. The remaining 5 cases arrived are being investigated. They arrived between January 5, 2021 to January 19, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,363,205 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,344,301. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 18,041 cases. Of the 18,041 confirmed cases, 3,238 are imported; 14,749 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection.
The command center once again appeals to the public that one should keep hands clean, wear a mask, reduce unnecessary travel, activities, or gatherings, avoid entering and leaving crowded places, or areas with high risk of infection transmission, and take the initiative to follow various regulations and stop the potential spread of the highly contagious variant within the community