On May 19, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 90,378 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 90,378 new cases, 90,331 are domestic and 47 are imported (41 of them tested positive upon landing). The CECC announced 59 deaths today.
Regarding the 90,331 new domestic cases, 43,597 are male and 46,682 are female, while the gender of the other 52 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years.
Of those domestic cases, 24,826 were reported in New Taipei City, 13,827 in Taoyuan City, 12,060 in Taipei City, 7,444 in Taichung City, 6,576 in Kaohsiung City, 4,795 in Tainan City, 2,702 in Hsinchu County, 2,530 in Keelung City, 2,313 in Changhua County, 2,144 in Yilan County, 2,142 in Pingtung County, 1,877 in Hsinchu City, 1,513 in Miaoli County, 1,345 in Hualien County, 1,048 in Yunlin County, 1,026 in Nantou County, 692 in Taitung County, 664 in Chiayi County, 462 in Chiayi City, 186 in Penghu County, 137 in Kinmen County, and 22 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 59 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 32 men and 27 women ranging in age from 30 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 47 new imported cases, they were 30 men and 17 women ranging in age from under 10 to 69 years. Of the cases, one each arrived from China; the areas the remaining 46 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between April 27 and May 18, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 9,956,206 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 8,881,632. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 1,070,561 cases. Of the 1,070,561 confirmed cases, 12,392 are imported; 1,058,115 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 1,235 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 1,235 deaths, 1,220 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.