On June 21, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 75 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All 75 cases are indigenous. The CECC also announced 20 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 75 indigenous cases, 35 are men and the other 40 are women, aged between under 5 to 89 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between June 8 and June 20, 2021. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 38, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 22. Taoyuan City reported 5 cases; Miaoli County reported 3 cases; Keelung City and Taichung City reported 2 cases each, and Kaohsiung City, Yunlin County and Changhua County reported 1 each.
Regarding the 20 deaths announced today, they were 14 men and six women between 50 and 99 years old.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,077,415 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,061,624. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 14,080 cases. Of the 14,080 confirmed cases, 1,165 are imported; 12,862 are indigenous; 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. There have been a cumulative total of 569 COVID-19 deaths, of which, 562 are indigenous cases and the other 7 are imported.