On September 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 16 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 16 new cases, nine are domestic and the other seven are imported. The CECC reported no deaths today.
Regarding the nine new domestic cases, they are five men and four women, aged between under 5 and 29 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between August 28 and September 4. All the cases were reported in New Taipei City.
Regarding the seven new imported cases, they all are men aged between 20 to 59 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the Gambia, Japan, and other countries (four cases). They arrived between August 23 and September 5.
The CECC reported that a total of 2,819,374 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 2,801,429. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,035 cases. Of the 16,035 confirmed cases, 1,440 are imported; 14,542 are domestic; 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 a cumulative total of 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 837 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 837 deaths, 827 are from domestic cases and the other 10 are from imported cases.