On October 24, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 26,357 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 26,357 new cases, 26,336 are domestic and 21 are imported. The CECC announced 62 deaths today.
Regarding the 26,336 new domestic cases, 12,359 are male and 13,962 are female, while the gender of the other 15 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 4,717 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,465 in Taichung City, 3,009 in Kaohsiung City, 2,958 in Taoyuan City, 2,474 in Taipei City, 2,196 in Tainan City, 1,464 in Changhua County, 753 in Pingtung County, 699 in Hsinchu County, 649 in Yunlin County, 590 in Hsinchu City, 548 in Miaoli County, 525 in Nantou County, 461 in Chiayi County, 427 in Yilan County, 374 in Keelung City, 347 in Chiayi City, 337 in Hualien County, 132 in Taitung County, 115 in Kinmen County, 92 in Penghu County, and four in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 62 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 35 men and 27 women ranging in age from 30 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 21 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 23 and October 22, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 19,074,741 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,595,489. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 7,476,478 cases. Of the 7,476,478 confirmed cases, 36,072 are imported; 7,440,352 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 12,385 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 12,385 deaths, 12,368 are from domestic cases and the other 17 are from imported cases.