The Central Epidemic Command Center announced today (25th) that there were 14,195 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan, including 14,138 local cases and 57 imported cases; 56 new deaths among confirmed cases.
According to the command center, 14,138 new local cases were added today, including 6,307 males, 7,820 females, and 11 cases under investigation. The age ranged from less than 5 years old to over 90 years old. The distribution of cases was New Taipei City (2,336 cases), Taichung City (1,841 cases), Kaohsiung City (1,808 cases), Taoyuan City (1,531 cases), Tainan City (1,270 cases), Taipei City (1,240 cases), Changhua County (796 cases), Pingtung County (441 cases), Hsinchu County (424 cases), Miaoli County (364 cases), Hsinchu City (339 cases), Yunlin County (334 cases), Hualien County (233 cases), Chiayi County (226 cases), Nantou County (224 cases), Yilan County (210 cases), Keelung City (190 cases), Chiayi City (161 cases), Taitung County (110 cases), Penghu County (34 cases), Kinmen County (21 cases), Lianjiang County (5 cases) .
The command center pointed out that there were 56 local deaths today, including 31 males and 25 females, aged from their 40s to 90s. All had severe infections, 55 had a history of chronic diseases, 45 hadn’t received the recommended 3 or more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and 37 hadn’t received any doses at all. The date of diagnosis was from September 30 to November 22 today (2022), and the date of death was from October 20 to November 22, as detailed in the attachment of the press release.
The command center explained that among the 57 new imported cases today, there were 34 male cases and 23 female cases, ranging in age from less than 5 years old to more than 70 years old, from Turkey, China, Japan, France, and Malaysia (1 case each) ), another 52 cases of infection are under national investigation. The entry date is from October 25 to November 23 this year.
According to the statistics of the command center, as of now, a total of 20,008,510 cases of new coronavirus pneumonia related notifications in Taiwan (including 11,764,600 cases excluded), of which 8,241,178 cases were confirmed, respectively 37,457 cases of overseas imports, 8,203,667 cases of local cases, 36 cases from the Dunmu fleet, 3 cases of aircraft infection, 1 case is unknown and 14 cases are under investigation. Since 2020, there have been a total of 14,181 COVID-19 deaths, of which 14,164 were local cases. The counties and cities where the cases lived were distributed as follows: 2,809 cases in New Taipei City, 1,567 cases in Taipei City, 1,488 cases in Taichung City, 1,384 cases in Kaohsiung City, 1,051 cases in Taoyuan City, and 1,051 cases in Tainan City. 1,046 cases, 874 cases in Changhua County, 559 cases in Pingtung County, 460 cases in Nantou County, 446 cases in Yunlin County, 386 cases in Miaoli County, 363 cases in Chiayi County, 309 cases in Yilan County, 303 cases in Keelung City, 245 cases in Hualien County, There were 239 cases in Chiayi City, 228 cases in Hsinchu County, 183 cases in Taitung County, 154 cases in Hsinchu City, 36 cases in Penghu County, and 34 cases in Kinmen County; the other 17 cases were imported from abroad.
The command center once again appealed that the public should complete vaccination 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 The venue, and actively cooperate with various epidemic prevention measures, download and use the “Taiwan Social Distance APP”, and jointly strictly guard the community defense line.