On March 31, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 239 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 239 new cases, 87 are domestic and 152 are imported (96 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 46 men and 41 women ranging in age from under five to 79 years.
Regarding the 152 new imported cases, 72 are male and 79 are female while the gender of the other one is being investigated. They range in age from under five to 79 years. Of the cases, 62 arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, 23 from Indonesia, five each from Hong Kong and Thailand, two each from Japan, Singapore, Germany, the Netherlands, Korea, Israel, the Philippines, and the US, and one each from South Africa, the UK, Pakistan, China, Poland and Australia; the areas the remaining 35 cases arrived from are being investigated. They arrived between March 18 and March 30, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,997,665 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,973,938. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 23,393 cases. Of the 23,393 confirmed cases, 7,470 are imported; 15,869 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 136 (one newly added) 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.