On January 24, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 14,859 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 14,859 new cases, 14,673 are domestic and 186 are imported. The CECC announced 24 deaths today.
Regarding the 14,673 new domestic cases, 6,561 are male and 8,108 are female, while the gender of the other four cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 2,746 were reported in New Taipei City, 1,861 in Kaohsiung City, 1,722 in Taichung City, 1,507 in Taipei City, 1395 in Taoyuan City, 1,215 in Tainan City, 775 in Changhua County, 456 in Hsinchu County, 409 in Miaoli County, 342 in Hsinchu City, 336 in Pingtung County, 293 in Yunlin County, 278 in Yilan County, 265 in Keelung City, 249 in Nantou County, 218 in Chiayi County, 195 in Hualien County, 152 in Chiayi City, 108 in Taitung County, 94 in Kinmen County, 55 in Penghu County, and two in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 24 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 17 men and 7 women ranging in age from 60 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 186 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between December 24, 2022, and January 23, 2023.
The CECC reported that a total of 21,452,647 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 12,082,529. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 9,368,483 cases. Of the 9,368,483 confirmed cases, 47,345 are imported; 9,321,084 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 16,146 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 16,146 deaths, 16,126 are from domestic cases and the other 20 are from imported cases.