On July 8, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 30,477 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 30,477 new cases, 30,314 are domestic and 163 are imported. The CECC announced 131 deaths today.
Regarding the 30,314 new domestic cases, 14,000 are male and 16,295 are female, while the gender of the other 19 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years.
Of those domestic cases, 4,640 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,851 in Taichung City, 3,291 in Kaohsiung City, 3,236 in Taoyuan City, 2,838 in Taipei City, 2,419 in Tainan City, 1,688 in Changhua County, 1,191 in Pingtung County, 881 in Yunlin County, 838 in Miaoli County, 742 in Hsinchu County, 691 in Yilan County, 664 in Nantou County, 642 in Hsinchu City, 590 in Chiayi County, 562 in Hualien County, 436 in Keelung City, 376 in Taitung County, 343 in Chiayi City, 194 in Penghu County, 180 in Kinmen County, and 21 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 131 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 72 men and 59 women ranging in age from 20 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 163 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between June 30 and July 7, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 13,823,035 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 9,793,255. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,026,067 cases. Of the 4,026,067 confirmed cases, 15,441 are imported; 4,010,572 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 7,459 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 7,459 deaths, 7,444 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.