On November 16, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 22,692 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 22,692 new cases, 22,631 are domestic and 61 are imported. The CECC announced 69 deaths today.
Regarding the 22,631 new domestic cases, 10,533 are male and 12,083 are female, while the gender of the other 15 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 3,819 were reported in New Taipei City, 3,046 in Kaohsiung City, 2,815 in Taichung City, 2,591 in Taoyuan City, 2,085 in Taipei City, 2,072 in Tainan City, 1,105 in Changhua County, 738 in Pingtung County, 631 in Hsinchu County, 545 in Miaoli County, 530 in Hsinchu City, 526 in Yunlin County, 395 in Chiayi County, 361 in Nantou County, 336 in Yilan County, 322 in Keelung City, 248 in Chiayi City, 245 in Hualien County, 130 in Taitung County, 49 in Kinmen County, 37 in Penghu County, and five in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 69 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 43 men and 26 women ranging in age from 50 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 61 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between October 17 and November 14, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 19,815,267 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,720,430. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 8,092,118 cases. Of the 8,092,118 confirmed cases, 37,073 are imported; 8,054,991 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 13,714 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 13,714 deaths, 13,697 are from domestic cases and the other 17 are from imported cases.