On July 14, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 27 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 27 new cases, 17 are domestic and the other 10 are imported. The CECC also announced six deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 17 domestic cases (of whom, nine tested positive when they were in home isolation or completed their isolation period), 11 are men and the other six are women, aged between under 10 to 89 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between July 7 and July 13, 2021. Regarding those domestic cases, Taipei City reported the most cases, at 10, and Taoyuan City had the second highest number, at 3. New Taipei City and Taichung City reported 2 cases each.
Regarding the six deaths announced today, they were five men and one woman between 50 and 89 years old.
Regarding the 10 imported cases, they were 9 men and one woman between 10 and 79 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from Myanmar (six passengers on the same flight), the UK, Japan, Indonesia and Mauritania, respectively, and arrived in the country between June 30 and July 11.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,686,311 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,669,801. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 15,328 cases. Of the 15,328 confirmed cases, 1,214 are imported; 14,061 are domestic; 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 106 cases (including one newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 753 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 753 deaths, 745 are from domestic cases and the other 8 are from imported cases.