The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (15) that there were 68,965 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan, including 68,939 local cases and 26 imported cases; another 143 new deaths were confirmed among the confirmed cases.
According to the command center, there were 68,939 new local cases today, including 33,178 males, 35,736 females, and 25 under investigation, aged from under 5 years old to over 90 years old. Kaohsiung City (10,001 cases), New Taipei City (8,348 cases), Tainan City (6,987 cases), Taoyuan City (5,845 cases), Changhua County (5,541 cases), Taipei City (4,387 cases), Pingtung County (3,150 cases), Yunlin County (1,716 cases), Miaoli County (1,676 cases), Hsinchu County (1,552 cases), Nantou County (1,486 cases), Chiayi County (1,283 cases), Hsinchu City (1,227 cases), Yilan County (1,221 cases), Hualien County (901 cases), Keelung City (837 cases), Taitung County (789 cases), Chiayi City (783 cases), Penghu County (279 cases), Kinmen County (141 cases), Lianjiang County (33 cases) .
The command center pointed out that there were 143 new local deaths today, including 82 males and 61 females, aged in their 30s to over 90s. All had severe infections, 141 had a history of chronic disease, 102 were not fully vaccinated with the recommended 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 64 had no vaccinations at all. The date of diagnosis was between May 18 and June 12, 2022, and the date of death was between May 28 and June 12. Please refer to the attachment to the press release for details.
The command center stated that among the 26 new cases of immigration today, 15 were male and 11 were female, aged in their 10s to 60s, from the United States (3 cases), the Philippines and Vietnam (1 case each). Moved in, another 21 cases of infection are under investigation in the country. The entry date is from June 4 to June 14 this year.
According to the statistics of the command center, as of now, a total of 12,467,209 cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia-related notifications (including 9,392,379 excluded) have been reported in Taiwan, of which 3,072,432 were confirmed, including 13,560 imported cases, 3,058,818 local cases, 36 Dunmu Fleet cases, 3 aircraft infections, 1 case is unknown and 14 cases are under investigation. Since 2020, a total of 4,546 COVID-19 deaths have occurred, of which 4,531 are local. The counties and cities of the cases are distributed in New Taipei City with 1,400 cases, Taipei City with 779 cases, Taoyuan City with 340 cases, Taichung City with 337 cases, Kaohsiung City with 313 cases and Tainan City. 226 cases in Changhua County, 141 in Pingtung County, 140 in Keelung City, 100 in Yilan County, 86 in Nantou County, 77 in Yunlin County, 72 in Hualien County, 64 in Hsinchu County, and 63 in Taitung County , 61 cases in Chiayi County, 59 cases in Miaoli County, 46 cases in Chiayi City, 32 cases in Hsinchu City, 8 cases in Kinmen County, and 5 cases in Penghu County; the other 15 cases were imported from abroad.
The command center once again calls on the public to complete vaccinations as soon as possible, implement personal protective measures such as hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and wearing masks, reduce unnecessary movement, activities or gatherings, and avoid entering and leaving crowded places or high risk of infection transmission and actively cooperate with various epidemic prevention measures, download and use the “Taiwan Social Distancing APP”, and jointly strictly guard the community defense line.