On March 25, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 136 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 136 new cases, 14 are domestic and 122 are imported (89 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the new domestic cases, they are 12 men and two women ranging in age from 20 to 59 years.
Regarding the 122 new imported cases, they are 61 men and 61 women ranging in age from under five to 89 years. Of the cases, 66 arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, five from Indonesia, three from Hong Kong, two each from Germany, the US, and Malaysia, and one each from Japan, New Zealand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Cambodia, Switzerland, Korea, Thailand, the UK, Australia and Singapore; the areas the remaining 31 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 13 and March 24, 2022.
Additionally, the imported case (Case #21797) announced on March 19 has been reclassified as a domestic case according to virus sequence information and an epidemiological investigation.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,836,408 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,813,729. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 22,463 cases. Of the 22,463 confirmed cases, 6,859 are imported; 15,550 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.