On March 29, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 96 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 96 new cases, 33 are domestic and 63 are imported (13 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 15 men and 18 women ranging in age from under five to 79 years.
Regarding the 63 new imported cases, they are 44 men and 19 women ranging in age from under five to 79 years. Of the cases, 15 arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia, 11 from Vietnam, eight from the Philippines, six from Thailand, four from Hong Kong, two each from India, the US, Korea, Malaysia, and one each from Spain, Columbia, Singapore, and Japan; the areas the remaining seven cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 16 and March 28, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,931,880 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,908,650. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 22,992 cases. Of the 22,992 confirmed cases, 7,212 are imported; 15,726 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 135 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.