On February 16, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 67 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 67 new cases, 14 are domestic and 53 are imported (16 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are seven men and seven women, aged between under five and 59 years.
Regarding the 53 new imported cases, they are 27 men and 26 women, aged between under five and 79 years. Of those cases, ten arrived from the US, six from the UK, three each from Indonesia and Japan, two each from Italy, France and India, and one each from China, Bangladesh, Ireland, Canada, Malawi, Germany, Mauritius, Spain, Vietnam, the Netherlands, Cambodia; areas the remaining 14 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between January 6 and February 15, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,052,334 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,032,319. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 19,732 cases. Of the 19,732 confirmed cases, 4,336 are imported; 15,342 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 131 cases (one newly added; the domestic case was removed due to negative results) have been removed as confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 852 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 852 deaths, 839 are from domestic cases and the other 13 are from imported cases.