On June 5, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 476 new confirmed indigenous cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Furthermore, the CECC reported 35 retroactively added cases; a total of 511 cases were recorded. The CECC also announced 37 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 476 indigenous cases, 248 are men, and 205 are women while the gender of the other 23 foreign nationals remains to be confirmed. They range in ages from under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 15 and June 4, 2021. Of the 35 retroactively added cases, 15 are men and the other 20 are women ranging in ages from under 10 to 89 years old. They suffered the onset of symptoms between May 24 and June 1.
The CECC pointed out that a total of 511, including 476 newly confirmed cases and 35 retroactively added cases, were reported today. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 229, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 144. Miaoli County reported 66 cases; Taoyuan City reported 16; Keelung City reported 13; Changhua County reported 11; Taichung City reported 9; Hsinchu County reported 7; Pingtung County reported 4; Nantou County, Kaohsiung City and Chiayi County reported 3 each; Hsinchu City, Yulin County, and Tainan City reported 1 each.
Regarding the 37 deaths announced today, they were 25 men and 12 women between 30 and 99 years old.
The CECC reported that a total of 636,500 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 614,742. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 10,956 cases. Of the 10,956 confirmed cases, 1,145 are imported; 9,758 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated; and 27 cases (Case #9984 is newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 224 deaths.