On August 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 22,044 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 22,044 new cases, 21,771 are domestic and 273 are imported. The CECC announced 42 deaths today.
Regarding the 21,771 new domestic cases, 9,942 are male and 11,842 are female, while the gender of the other five cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 4,040 were reported in New Taipei City, 2,675 in Taichung City, 2,343 in Taoyuan City, 2,328 in Taipei City, 1,968 in Kaohsiung City, 1,707 in Tainan City, 1,006 in Changhua County, 679 in Hsinchu County, 635 in Miaoli County, 626 in Pingtung County, 537 in Hsinchu City, 487 in Yunlin County, 446 in Yilan County, 394 in Nantou County, 383 in Chiayi County, 379 in Hualien County, 362 in Keelung City, 233 in Taitung County, 226 in Chiayi City, 176 in Penghu County, 138 in Kinmen County, and three in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 42 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 24 men and 18 women ranging in age from 40 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 273 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 7 and August 6, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 15,125,565 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 10,380,174. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,738,861 cases. Of the 4,738,861 confirmed cases, 21,756 are imported; 4,717,051 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 9,229 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 9,229 deaths, 9,214 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.