16 September 2008--As of September 16, 2008, 352 enterovirus infection with severe complications cases have been reported and confirmed. Among these confirmed cases, 10 cases were still hospitalized (6 were in ICU and 4 were in general hospital wards), 331 cases were discharged, and 11 cases had died. The majority of the confirmed cases are aged between 1 and 2 years (See Table 1(pdf file)), and most are located in the southern areas of Taiwan, with the highest case number reported from Tainan County. (See Fig. 1(pdf file)) The outbreak peaked at the week 25 and now is slowing down.
During week 37 (September 10 to September 16), no case was newly confirmed. (See Fig. 2(pdf file))