According to Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), there are 71 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of those 71 cases, 27 are domestic and 44 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
CECC confirms 27 domestic cases. (Photo / Retrieved from CECC)
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 8 men and 19 women, aged between under 10 and above 60 years old.
Regarding the 44 new imported cases, they are 25 men and 19 women, aged between under 5 and around 70 years old. 8 of them United States and the Philippines each, 5 from China, 3 from Indonesia, 2 from Japan, Sweden and Vietnam each, 1 from Bangladesh, Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom, Austria and Denmark each. The remaining 8 cases arrived are being investigated. They arrived between January 13, 2022 to January 27, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,613,922 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,594,976. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 18,634 cases. Of the 18,634 confirmed cases, 3,561 are imported; 15,019 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