On February 27, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 60 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 60 new cases, 16 are domestic and 44 are imported (20 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the 44 new imported cases, they are 25 men and 19 women, aged between under five and 79 years. Of the cases, seven arrived in Taiwan from the US, three each from Vietnam and Australia, two each from Malaysia and Indonesia, and one each from Hong Kong, Germany, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Salvador, Canada, the UK, Argentina, Switzerland, Italy, and Bangladesh; the areas the remaining 16 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 12 and February 26, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,294,108 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,273,335. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 20,433 cases. Of the 20,433 confirmed cases, 4,953 are imported; 15,426 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, and a cumulative total of 134 cases have been removed as confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 853 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 853 deaths, 839 are from domestic cases and the other 14 are from imported cases.