On August 30, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 31,488 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 31,488 new cases, 31,178 are domestic and 310 are imported. The CECC announced 27 deaths today.
Regarding the 31,178 new domestic cases, 14,345 are male and 16,822 are female, while the gender of the other 11 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 6,631 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,896 in Taipei City, 3,761 in Taichung City, 3,138 in Taoyuan City, 2,573 in Kaohsiung City, 2,026 in Tainan City, 1,320 in Changhua County, 869 in Miaoli County, 816 in Hsinchu County, 811 in Pingtung County, 767 in Yunlin County, 696 in Yilan County, 673 in Hsinchu City, 578 in Hualien County, 512 in Chiayi County, 511 in Nantou County, 509 in Keelung City, 385 in Chiayi City, 345 in Taitung County, 181 in Kinmen County, 160 in Penghu County, and 20 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 27 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 12 men and 15 women ranging in age from 30 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 310 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 30 and August 29, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 16,129,358 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 10,849,267. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 5,273,449 cases. Of the 5,273,449 confirmed cases, 27,608 are imported; 5,245,787 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 9,893 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 9,893 deaths, 9,877 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.