On August 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 10 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 10 new cases, six are domestic and the other four are imported. The CECC reported 12 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the six domestic cases (of whom, four tested positive when they were in home isolation or completed their isolation period), one is man and the other five are women, aged between 20 to 89 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between July 27 and August 5, 2021. Regarding those domestic cases, New Taipei City reported the most cases at 4, followed by Taipei City and Taoyuan City with 1 case each.
Regarding the 12 deaths announced today, they were seven men and five women and passed away between July 22 and July 30.
Regarding the four new imported cases, they are two men and two women, aged between 30 to 49 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the United States (Cases #15878), Cambodia (Case #15879), China (Case #15881) and Spain (Case #15883) and arrived between August 4 and August 5.
The CECC reported that a total of 2,191,907 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 2,174,487. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 15,775 cases. Of the 15,775 confirmed cases, 1,287 are imported (Case #15105, originally classified as a domestic case, has been reclassified as an imported case based on findings of an epidemiological investigation); 14,435 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 108 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 806 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 806 deaths, 798 are from domestic cases and the other 8 are from imported cases.