On August 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 16,584 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 16,584 new cases, 16,352 are domestic and 232 are imported. The CECC announced 36 deaths today.
Regarding the 16,352 new domestic cases, 7,802 are male and 8,541 are female, while the gender of the other nine cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 2,831 were reported in New Taipei City, 1,987 in Taichung City, 1,840 in Taoyuan City, 1,622 in Kaohsiung City, 1,574 in Taipei City, 1,313 in Tainan City, 740 in Changhua County, 539 in Miaoli County, 500 in Hsinchu County, 442 in Pingtung County, 427 in Yunlin County, 396 in Hsinchu City, 358 in Yilan County, 322 in Nantou County, 320 in Chiayi County, 294 in Hualien County, 236 in Keelung City, 216 in Chiayi City, 182 in Taitung County, 112 in Penghu County, 91 in Kinmen County, and 10 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 36 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 19 men and 17 women ranging in age from 60 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 232 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 1 and 31, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 14,866,326 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 10,254,751. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,604,761 cases. Of the 4,604,761 confirmed cases, 20,283 are imported; 4,584,424 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 8,963 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 8,963 deaths, 8,948 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.