On March 28, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 127 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 127 new cases, 34 are domestic and 93 are imported (55 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 15 men and 19 women ranging in age from under five and 69 years.
Regarding the 93 new imported cases, they are 51 men and 42 women ranging in age from under 10 to 79 years. Of the cases, 21 arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, four each from Thailand, Hong Kong, and Indonesia, two each from the UK, Malaysia, Korea, the US and Germany, and one each from South Africa, Canada, Sweden, the Philippines, Poland, Singapore, and Japan; the areas the remaining 43 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between March 15 and 27, 2022.
Additionally, the imported Cases #21446, #21447, and #22095-22097 have been reclassified as domestic cases according to virus sequence information and epidemiological investigations.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,901,246 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,878,045. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 22,896 cases. Of the 22,896 confirmed cases, 7,149 are imported; 15,693 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.