On June 18, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 53,707 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 53,707 new cases, 53,643 are domestic and 64 are imported. The CECC announced 181 deaths today.
Regarding the 53,643 new domestic cases, 25,098 are male and 28,514 are female, while the gender of the other 31 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years.
Of those domestic cases, 7,983 were reported in Taichung City, 7,579 in Kaohsiung City, 6,398 in New Taipei City, 5,322 in Tainan City, 4,611 in Taoyuan City, 4,247 in Changhua County, 3,463 in Taipei City, 2,512 in Pingtung County, 1,535 in Yunlin County, 1,320 in Miaoli County, 1,243 in Hsinchu County, 1,220 in Nantou County, 1,094 in Chiayi County, 963 in Yilan County, 888 in Hsinchu City, 809 in Hualien County, 752 in Chiayi City, 663 in Keelung City, 609 in Taitung County, 245 in Penghu County, 162 in Kinmen County, and 25 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 181 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 102 men and 79 women ranging in age from 20 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 64 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between June 16 and 17, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 12,692,040 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 9,443,761. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 3,244,453 cases. Of the 3,244,453 confirmed cases, 13,748 are imported; 3,230,651 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 5,049 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 5,049 deaths, 5,034 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.