According to Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), there are 67 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of those 67 cases, 16 are domestic and 51 are imported. The CECC announced no death today.
CECC confirms 16 domestic cases. (Photo / Retrieved from CECC)
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 7 men and 9 women, aged between under 10 years old and around 50 years old.
Regarding the 51 new imported cases, they are 27 men and 24 women, aged between under 5 and around 70 years old. 9 of them are from the United States, 3 from Canada and India each, and 1 from Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Mexico, Belgium, Thailand, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, and Nepal each. The remaining 20 cases arrived are being investigated. They arrived between January 23, 2022, to February 17, 2022.
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The CECC reported that a total of 6,108,383 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,088,145. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 19,864 cases. Of the 19,864 confirmed cases, 4,441 are imported; 15,369 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.
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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