On September 22, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 42,470 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 42,470 new cases, 42,212 are domestic and 258 are imported. The CECC announced 59 deaths today.
Regarding the 42,212 new domestic cases, 19,300 are male and 22,886 are female, while the gender of the other 26 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,060 were reported in New Taipei City, 5,067 in Taichung City, 5,067 in Taipei City, 4,488 in Taoyuan City, 3,506 in Kaohsiung City, 2,434 in Tainan City, 2,079 in Changhua County, 1,175 in Hsinchu County, 1,064 in Hsinchu City, 1,024 in Pingtung County, 994 in Yilan County, 989 in Yunlin County, 924 in Miaoli County, 822 in Keelung City, 806 in Nantou County, 660 in Hualien County, 627 in Chiayi County, 400 in Chiayi City, 347 in Taitung County, 132 in Kinmen County, 127 in Penghu County, and 23 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 59 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 33 men and 26 women ranging in age from 30 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 258 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 22 and September 21, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,401,440 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,261,179. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,132,794 cases. Of the 6,132,794 confirmed cases, 33,125 are imported; 6,099,615 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 10,702 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,702 deaths, 10,686 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.