On June 13, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 175 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 175 new cases, 174 are indigenous and the other one is imported. The CECC also announced 26 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 174 indigenous cases, 79 are men and the other 95 are women, aged under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 23 and June 12, 2021. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 81, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 62. Taoyuan City reported 16 cases; Keelung City reported 7; Changhua County reported 4; Hsinchu reported 2; Taichung City and Hualien County reported 1 each.
Regarding the 26 deaths announced today, they were 15 men and 11 women between 50 and 99 years old.
Regarding the new imported case, Case #12924 is a Taiwanese male in his 20s. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US in April. He returned to Taiwan from the US on May 17. He took a self-paid test on June 11. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 13.
The CECC reported that a total of 869,247 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 846,797. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 12,921 cases. Of the 12,921 confirmed cases, 1,155 are imported; 11,713 are indigenous; 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 92 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 437 deaths.