On October 12, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 52,405 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 52,405 new cases, 52,338 are domestic and 67 are imported. The CECC announced 37 deaths today.
Regarding the 52,338 new domestic cases, 24,489 are male and 27,831 are female, while the gender of the other 18 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,706 were reported in New Taipei City, 6,753 in Taichung City, 5,842 in Kaohsiung City, 5,269 in Taipei City, 5,028 in Taoyuan City, 4,149 in Tainan City, (2,912 in Changhua County, 1,776 in Pingtung County, 1,482 in Yunlin County, 1,345 in Miaoli County, 1,343 in Hsinchu County, 991 in Yilan County, 969 in Chiayi County, 932 in Hsinchu City, 817 in Nantou County, 748 in Keelung City, 730 in Hualien County, 613 in Chiayi City, 463 in Taitung County, 246 in Kinmen County, 188 in Penghu County, and 36 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 37 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 25 men and 12 women ranging in age from under five to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 67 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 11 and October 11, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 18,520,291 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,520,203. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,997,376 cases. Of the 6,997,376 confirmed cases, 35,567 are imported; 6,961,755 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 11,657 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,657 deaths, 11,641 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.