On July 16, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 25,296 more COVID-19 cases, including 25,251 domestic cases and 45 imported cases. The CECC announced 72 deaths today.
Regarding the 25,251 new domestic cases, 11,553 are male and 13,684 are female, while the gender of the other 14 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 4,350 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,217 in Taichung City, 2,662 in Kaohsiung City, 2,661 in Taoyuan City, 2,358 in Taipei City, 1,906 in Tainan City, 1,249 in Changhua County, 893 in Pingtung County, 711 in Miaoli County, 708 in Yunlin County, 658 in Hsinchu County, 627 in Yilan County, 508 in Chiayi County, 499 in Hsinchu City, 453 in Nantou County, 425 in Hualien County, 400 in Keelung City, 317 in Chiayi City, 300 in Taitung County, 168 in Kinmen County, 157 in Penghu County, and 24 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 72 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 42 men and 30 women ranging in age from 40 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 45 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 13 and 14, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 14,187,307 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 9,940,192. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,240,466 cases. Of the 4,240,466 confirmed cases, 16,190 are imported; 4,224,222 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 8,103 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 8,103 deaths, 8,088 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.