On October 22, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,654 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 35,654 new cases, 35,601 are domestic and 53 are imported. The CECC announced 52 deaths today.
Regarding the 35,601 new domestic cases, 16,386 are male and 19,201 are female, while the gender of the other 14 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 6,386 were reported in New Taipei City, 4,544 in Taichung City, 4,192 in Kaohsiung City, 3,623 in Taoyuan City, 3,348 in Taipei City, 3,086 in Tainan City, 1,937 in Changhua County, 1,117 in Pingtung County, 919 in Hsinchu County, 862 in Yunlin County, 820 in Miaoli County, 802 in Hsinchu City, 726 in Nantou County, 672 in Chiayi County, 576 in Yilan County, 508 in Keelung City, 473 in Hualien County, 458 in Chiayi City, 243 in Taitung County, 159 in Kinmen County, 132 in Penghu County, and 18 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 52 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 33 men and 19 women ranging in age from 20 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 53 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 21 and October 20, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 19,002,989 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,585,407. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 7,414,829 cases. Of the 7,414,829 confirmed cases, 36,008 are imported; 7,378,767 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 12,258 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 12,258 deaths, 12,241 are from domestic cases and the other 17 are from imported cases.