On July 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 40 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 40 new cases, 39 are domestic and the other one is imported. The CECC also announced nine deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 39 domestic cases (of whom, 21 tested positive when they were in home isolation or completed their isolation period), 21 are men and the other 18 are women, aged between under 10 to 89 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between June 26 and July 6, 2021. Regarding those domestic cases, Taipei City and New Taipei City reported the most cases, both at 14, and Taoyuan City had the second highest number, at 11.
Regarding the nine deaths announced today, they were four men and five women between 40 and 99 years old.
Regarding the new imported case, Case #15208 is a Taiwanese female in her 40s. She arrived in Taiwan from Thailand on July 4. She quarantined at a quarantine hotel after she was tested for COVID-19 at the airport. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on July 7.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,532,252 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,515,985. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 15,128 cases. Of the 15,128 confirmed cases, 1,190 are imported; 13,885 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 105 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 715 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 715 deaths, 707 are domestic cases and the other 8 are imported.