On September 26, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 28,785 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 28,785 new cases, 28,513 are domestic and 272 are imported. The CECC announced 56 deaths today.
Regarding the 28,513 new domestic cases, 13,318 are male and 15,185 are female, while the gender of the other 10 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 5,651 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,656 in Taichung City, 3,248 in Taipei City, 3,153 in Taoyuan City, 2,507 in Kaohsiung City, 1,759 in Tainan City, 1,555 in Changhua County, 914 in Hsinchu County, 772 in Pingtung County, 681 in Miaoli County, 661 in Hsinchu City, 652 in Nantou County, 638 in Yunlin County, 596 in Yilan County, 485 in Keelung City, 463 in Chiayi County, 400 in Hualien County, 301 in Chiayi City, 225 in Taitung County, 107 in Kinmen County, 77 in Penghu County, and 12 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 56 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 33 men and 23 women ranging in age from under five to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 272 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 29 and September 25, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,609,519 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,323,925. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,278,794 cases. Of the 6,278,794 confirmed cases, 34,032 are imported; 6,244,708 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 10,884 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,884 deaths, 10,868 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.