On June 10, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 266 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 266 new cases, 263 are indigenous and the other three are imported. The CECC also announced 28 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 263 indigenous cases, 124 are men and the other 139 are women, aged under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 22 and June 9, 2021. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 112, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 58. Miaoli County reported 43 cases; Taoyuan City reported 14; Keelung City reported 12; Changhua County reported 10; Hualien County reported 7; Nantou County and Hsinchu City reported 2 each; Yilan County, Taitung County and Tainan City reported 1 each.
Regarding the 28 deaths announced today, they were 21 men and seven women between 50 and 99 years old.
Regarding the three new imported cases, Case #12214 is a Taiwanese male in his 30s. He returned to Taiwan from India on June 7. After arrival, he was quarantined in a group quarantine facility, and was tested for COVID-19. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 10.
Case #12293 is a Taiwanese man in his 30s. He returned to Taiwan from Nigeria on April 14. As he planned to leave Taiwan again, he took a self-paid test on June 9. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 10.
Case #12294 is a Taiwanese woman in her 40s. She received her first and second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in the US on April 9 and April 30, respectively. She returned to Taiwan on June 3. She experienced a cough and runny nose on June 7, and she didn't seek medical attention. On June 9, her family member living with her developed a fever and was diagnosed with COVID-19 after testing. Thus, a COVID-19 test was arranged for her on the same day. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 10.
The CECC reported that a total of 769,990 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 746,817. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 12,222 cases. Of the 12,222 confirmed cases, 1,152 are imported; 11,017 are indigenous; 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 78 cases (including 12 newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 361 deaths.