On April 26, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 6,339 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 6,339 new cases, 6,295 are domestic and 44 are imported (22 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the 6,295 new domestic cases, they are 3,066 men and 3,229 women ranging in age from under five to 99 years. They suffered the onset of symptoms between April 1 and April 25, while 3,104 of them didn't develop symptoms. Of those domestic cases, 2,076 were reported in New Taipei City, 1,302 in Taipei City, 1,159 in Taoyuan City, 409 in Keelung City, 263 in Taichung City, 212 in Hualien County, 182 in Kaohsiung City, 126 in Yilan County, 99 in Hsinchu County, 90 in Tainan City, 85 in Changhua County, 71 in Pingtung County, 63 in Hsinchu City, 38 in Taitung County, 30 in Miaoli County, 28 in Chiayi County, 27 in Yunlin County, 17 in Nantou County, nine in Kinmen County, five in Chiayi City, three in Penghu County, and one in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 44 new imported cases, they are 19 men and 25 women ranging in age from under five to 69 years. Of the cases, three arrived from Thailand and one from Singapore, while the areas the remaining 40 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between April 10 and April 25, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 8,174,134 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 8,105,057. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 68,022 cases. Of the 68,022 confirmed cases, 10,521 are imported; 57,447 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 856 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 856 deaths, 842 are from domestic cases and the other 14 are from imported cases.