On September 20, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44,747 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 44,747 new cases, 44,500 are domestic and 247 are imported. The CECC announced 33 deaths today.
Regarding the 44,500 new domestic cases, 20,865 are male and 23,621 are female, while the gender of the other 14 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,289 were reported in New Taipei City, 5,877 in Taichung City, 5,229 in Taipei City, 4,091 in Taoyuan City, 3,717 in Kaohsiung City, 2,790 in Tainan City, 2,310 in Changhua County, 1,197 in Hsinchu County, 1,180 in Pingtung County, 1,176 in Yilan County, 1,094 in Miaoli County, 1,088 in Yunlin County, 993 in Nantou County, 930 in Hsinchu City, 809 in Keelung City, 758 in Hualien County, 736 in Chiayi County, 478 in Chiayi City, 385 in Taitung County, 197 in Kinmen County, 143 in Penghu County, and 33 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 33 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 15 men and 18 women ranging in age from 60 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 247 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 20 and September 19, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,274,012 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,224,571. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,043,539 cases. Of the 6,043,539 confirmed cases, 32,665 are imported; 6,010,820 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 10,604 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,604 deaths, 10,588 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.