On August 30, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced eight new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the eight new cases, three are domestic and the other five are imported. The CECC reported no deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the three domestic cases (they didn't test positive while they were in home isolation or completed their isolation period), two are male and the other one is female, aged between 10 to 79 years old. One of the cases began to suffer the onset of symptoms on August 29, while the remaining two didn't experience symptoms. All the cases were reported in New Taipei City.
Regarding the five new imported cases, they all are men aged between under 10 to 69 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the Indonesia (two cases), Thailand, the Netherlands, and the Philippines. They arrived between August 27 and August 29.
The CECC reported that a total of 2,651,089 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 2,633,030. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 15,991 cases. Of the 15,991 confirmed cases, 1,413 are imported; 14,525 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 834 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 834 deaths, 825 are from domestic cases and the other 8 are from imported cases.