On September 29, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44,880 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 44,880 new cases, 44,665 are domestic and 215 are imported. The CECC announced 53 deaths today.
Regarding the 44,665 new domestic cases, 20,412 are male and 24,234 are female, while the gender of the other 19 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,170 were reported in New Taipei City, 5,879 in Taichung City, 4,961 in Taipei City, 4,832 in Taoyuan City, 4,060 in Kaohsiung City, 2,931 in Tainan City, 2,316 in Changhua County, 1,179 in Hsinchu County, 1,130 in Pingtung County, 1,108 in Hsinchu City, 1,073 in Miaoli County, 1,006 in Yunlin County, 977 in Yilan County, 849 in Nantou County, 823 in Keelung City, 702 in Chiayi County, 598 in Hualien County, 513 in Chiayi City, 296 in Taitung County, 136 in Kinmen County, 115 in Penghu County, and 11 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 53 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 28 men and 25 women ranging in age from 10 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 215 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 29 and September 28, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,802,676 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,377,683. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,417,941 cases. Of the 6,417,941 confirmed cases, 34,666 are imported; 6,383,221 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 11,003 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,003 deaths, 10,987 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.