On September 11, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced five new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The cases arrived in Taiwan from South Africa, Vietnam, and Japan. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the five new imported cases, they are two men and three women, aged between 20 to 59 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from South Africa, Vietnam (three cases), and Japan. They arrived between August 27 and September 9.
The CECC reported that a total of 2,965,908 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 2,948,529. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,074 cases. Of the 16,074 confirmed cases, 1,457 are imported; 14,563 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.