On June 24, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 130 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 130 new cases, 129 are indigenous cases, and the other one is imported. The CECC also announced 6 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 129 indigenous cases, 64 are men and the other 65 are women, aged under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between June 4 and June 23, 2021. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 54, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 35. Keelung City reported 9 cases; Taoyuan City reported 7 cases; Pingtung County and Kaohsiung City reported 6 each; Miaoli County and Hsinchu City reported 5 cases each, and Nantou County and reported 2.
Regarding the six deaths announced today, they were five men and one woman between 50 and 99 years old.
Regarding the imported case, Case #14386 is a Taiwanese woman in her 60s. She returned to Taiwan from Brazil on June 6. After arrival, she was quarantined at a group quarantine facility. She was then tested for COVID-19 on June 22 before the end of her quarantine period. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on June 24.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,180,033 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,164,226. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 14,389 cases. Of the 14,389 confirmed cases, 1,167 are imported; 13,169 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 102 cases (including 1 newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 605 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 605 deaths, 597 are indigenous cases and the other 8 are imported.