On March 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 29 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 29 new cases, two are domestic and 27 are imported (13 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the new domestic cases, they are two women, aged between 10 and 49 years.
Regarding the 27 new imported cases, they are 19 men and eight women, aged between 10 and 59 years. Of the cases, eight arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, two each from the UK, Cambodia, and Malaysia, and one each from Papua New Guinea, Ireland, Indonesia, Thailand, and Switzerland; the areas the other eight cases arrived from are being investigated. They arrived between December 31, 2021, and March 6, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,453,315 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,432,364. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 20,869 cases. Of the 20,869 confirmed cases, 5,351 are imported; 15,464 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.