On March 27, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 203 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 203 new cases, 83 are domestic and 120 are imported (88 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 69 men and 14 women ranging in age from under five and 89 years.
Regarding the 120 new imported cases, they are 61 men and 59 women ranging in age under five and 79 years. of the cases, 64 arrived from Vietnam, five each from Indonesia and the US, four from Hong Kong, three from Korea, two from Australia, and one each from Singapore, Canada, Thailand, Germany, Mauritius, France, India, the UAE, Switzerland, the Philippines, and Ecuador; the areas the remaining 26 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between March 7 and 26, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,886,221 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,863,204. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 22,769 cases. Of the 22,769 confirmed cases, 7,061 are imported; 15,654 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, and a cumulative total of 135 cases have been removed as confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 853 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 853 deaths, 839 are from domestic cases and the other 14 are from imported cases.