On April 30, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 15,149 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 15,149 new cases, 15,033 are domestic and 116 are imported (111 of them tested positive upon landing). The CECC announced three deaths today.
Regarding the 15,033 new domestic cases, 7,282 are male and 7,745 are female while the gender of the other six is still under investigation. They range in age from under five to 99 years. They suffered the onset of symptoms between April 8 and April 29, while 8,108 of them didn't develop symptoms. Of those domestic cases, 5,797 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,099 in Taipei City, 2,193 in Taoyuan City, 756 in Taichung City, 715 in Keelung City, 453 in Kaohsiung City, 329 in Hualien County, 320 in Yilan County, 280 in Tainan City, 195 in Hsinchu County, 158 in Changhua County, 147 in Yunlin County, 133 in Pingtung County, 125 in Hsinchu City, 89 in Miaoli County, 79 in Chiayi County, 58 in Taitung County, 43 in Nantou County, 33 in Chiayi City, 17 in Kinmen County, nine in Penghu County, and five in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the three deaths announced today, they were one man and two women ranging in age from 60 to 89 years. They were severe cases and had chronic diseases.
Regarding the 116 new imported cases, they were 63 men and 53 women ranging in age from under 10 to 79 years. The areas these cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between March 2 and April 30, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 8,429,657 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 8,311,873. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 115,883 cases. Of the 115,883 confirmed cases, 11,236 are imported; 104,593 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has an unknown source of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated. There have been a cumulative total of 865 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 865 deaths, 850 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.