On March 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 43 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 43 new cases, three are domestic and 40 are imported (14 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the new domestic cases, they are one man and two women, aged between 10 and 79 years.
Regarding the 40 new imported cases, 17 are male and 22 are female while the gender of the other case is being investigated. They are between under five and 69 years old. Of the cases, 11 arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, three from India, two each from Australia, the Philippines, and the US, and one each from Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, Guatemala, Korea, Austria, Turkey, the UK, Cambodia, and Indonesia; the areas the remaining eight cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 14 and March 5, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,438,024 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,417,031. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 20,840 cases. Of the 20,840 confirmed cases, 5,324 are imported; 15,462 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.