On July 31, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 21,069 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 21,069 new cases, 20,824 are domestic and 245 are imported. The CECC announced 34 deaths today.
Regarding the 20,824 new domestic cases, 9,645 are male and 11,172 are female, while the gender of the other seven cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 3,673 were reported in New Taipei City, 2,577 in Taichung City, 2,258 in Taoyuan City, 2,061 in Taipei City, 1,979 in Kaohsiung City, 1,645 in Tainan City, 999 in Changhua County, 653 in Pingtung County, 630 in Hsinchu County, 542 in Miaoli County, 526 in Hsinchu City, 495 in Yunlin County, 416 in Chiayi County, 405 in Yilan County, 390 in Hualien County, 375 in Nantou County, 331 in Keelung City, 284 in Chiayi City, 263 in Taitung County, 156 in Penghu County, 151 in Kinmen County, and 15 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 34 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 19 men and 15 women ranging in age from 20 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 254 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 4 and 30, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 14,834,182 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 10,239,452. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,588,185 cases. Of the 4,588,185 confirmed cases, 20,054 are imported; 4,568,077 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. There have been a cumulative total of 8,927 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 8,927 deaths, 8,912 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.