On September 30, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 43,505 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 43,505 new cases, 43,280 are domestic and 225 are imported. The CECC announced 50 deaths today.
Regarding the 43,280 new domestic cases, 19,886 are male and 23,371 are female, while the gender of the other 23 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 8,840 were reported in New Taipei City, 5,789 in Taichung City, 4,672 in Taipei City, 4,570 in Taoyuan City, 3,986 in Kaohsiung City, 2,807 in Tainan City, 2,258 in Changhua County, 1,250 in Hsinchu County, 1,130 in Pingtung County, 1,077 in Miaoli County, 1,048 in Hsinchu City, 1,030 in Yilan County, 1,008 in Yunlin County, 791 in Nantou County, 725 in Keelung City, 652 in Chiayi County, 555 in Hualien County, 453 in Chiayi City, 366 in Taitung County, 147 in Kinmen County, 142 in Penghu County, and 14 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 50 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 31 men and 19 women ranging in age from 40 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 225 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 30 and September 29, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,857,242 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,393,061. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,461,400 cases. Of the 6,461,400 confirmed cases, 34,879 are imported; 6,426,467 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 11,053 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,053 deaths, 11,037 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.