On April 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 236 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 236 new cases, 104 are domestic and 132 are imported (75 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 45 men and 59 women ranging in age from under five and 89 years.
Regarding the 132 new imported cases, 71 are male and 59 are female while the gender of the other two is being investigated. They range in age from under five to 79 years. Of the cases, 23 arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia, 23 from Vietnam, nine from Thailand, seven from the US, four each from Hong Kong and Singapore, three each from Malaysia, Korea, the Philippines, France, two each from Italy, India and Switzerland, and one each from Czech Republic, Finland, China, Japan, and the UK; the areas the remaining 49 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 22 and March 31, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 7,033,816 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 7,009,862. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 23,629 cases. Of the 23,629 confirmed cases, 7,602 are imported; 15,973 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 136 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.