On January 12, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 70 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 70 new cases, 12 are domestic and 58 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are six men and six women, aged between under five and 69 years old.
Regarding the 58 new imported cases, they are 27 men and 31 women, aged between under five to 79 years old. 56 of them arrived in Taiwan from the US (27 cases), the UK (four cases), Indonesia (three cases), the Philippines (three cases), Australia (three cases), the UAE (two cases), Belgium (two cases), Canada (two cases), Qatar, Germany, Cambodia, Thailand, Costa Rica, China, Ireland, Vietnam, Spain, and Brazil, and the countries where the other two arrived are being investigated. They all arrived between December 9, 2021, and January 10, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,137,738 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,118,167. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 17,463 cases. Of the 17,463 confirmed cases, 2,762 are imported; 14,647 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 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 114 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 850 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 850 deaths, 838 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.