On July 11, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 31 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 31 new cases, 28 are domestic and the other 3 are imported. The CECC also announced four deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 28 domestic cases (of whom, 10 tested positive when they were in home isolation or completed their isolation period), 15 are men and the other 13 are women, aged between under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between June 26 and July 10, 2021. Regarding those domestic cases, New Taipei City reported the most cases, at 12, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 11. Taoyuan City reported 2 cases; Hsinchu County, Changhua County and Taichung City reported 1 case each.
Regarding the four deaths announced today, they were two men and two women between 40 and 79 years old.
Regarding the three new imported cases, Case #15342 is a Taiwanese male in his 30s. He returned to Taiwan from Saudi Arabia on July 8. After arrival, he was tested for COVID-19 at the airport, and infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on July 11.
Case #15351 is an over 30-year-old male sailor from the Philippines. The Filipino sailor traveled to Taiwan from the Philippines for work on May 17. He was tested for COVID-19 before the end of his quarantine period, and the test result was negative. He then boarded a ship and headed out to sea for work. He returned to Taiwan on July 10, and was tested for COVID-19. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on July 11.
Case #15353 is a Taiwanese man in his 40s. He returned to Taiwan from Indonesia on July 10. After arrival, he was tested for COVID-19 at the airport, and infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on July 11.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,625,351 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,608,702. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 15,249 cases. Of the 15,249 confirmed cases, 1,202 are imported; 13,994 are domestic; 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, and a cumulative total of 105 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 740 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 740 deaths, 732 are domestic cases and the other 8 are imported.