On December 2, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 17 new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the 17 new imported cases, they are 16 men and one woman, aged between 10 to 59 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the US (two cases), Poland, the Philippines, Indonesia (six cases), Myanmar, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Vietnam (two cases), the UK, and Italy. They arrived between November 17 and November 30.
The CECC reported that a total of 4,491,850 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 4,473,526. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,626 cases. Of the 16,626 confirmed cases, 1,982 are imported; 14,590 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 111 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 848 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 848 deaths, 836 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.