On March 13, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 63 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 63 new cases, five are domestic and 58 are imported (35 of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the new domestic cases, they are four men and one woman, aged between 30 and 79 years.
Regarding the 58 new imported cases, they are 31 men and 27 women, aged between under five and 69 years. Of the cases, 16 arrived in Taiwan from Vietnam, four each from the US and Hong Kong, three from Indonesia, two each from Singapore and Australia, and one each from the Netherlands, Cambodia, Belarus, Mexico, the Philippines, Malaysia, and India; the areas the remaining 20 cases arrived from are being investigated. They all arrived between February 26 and March 12, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,585,030 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,563,116. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 21,288 cases. Of the 21,288 confirmed cases, 5,746 are imported; 15,488 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, and a cumulative total of 134 cases have been removed as confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 853 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 853 deaths, 839 are from domestic cases and the other 14 are from imported cases.