On September 18, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced six new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the six new imported cases, they are four men and two women, aged between 20 to 59 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia (three cases), Bangladesh, and the Philippines (two cases), and they arrived between September 4 and September 16.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,127,179 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,109,042. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,129 cases. Of the 16,129 confirmed cases, 1,500 are imported; 14,575 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 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 839 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 839 deaths, 829 are from domestic cases and the other 10 are from imported cases.