On September 8, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,124 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 35,124 new cases, 34,846 are domestic and 278 are imported. The CECC announced 29 deaths today.
Regarding the 34,846 new domestic cases, 15,748 are male and 19,082 are female, while the gender of the other 16 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 7,840 were reported in New Taipei City, 4,447 in Taipei City, 4,313 in Taichung City, 4,010 in Taoyuan City, 2,547 in Kaohsiung City, 1,933 in Tainan City, 1,408 in Changhua County, 1,209 in Hsinchu County, 897 in Hsinchu City, 832 in Pingtung County, 777 in Miaoli County, 762 in Yilan County, 704 in Keelung City, 694 in Yunlin County, 663 in Hualien County, 453 in Chiayi County, 427 in Nantou County, 328 in Chiayi City, 293 in Taitung County, 144 in Kinmen County, 139 in Penghu County, and 26 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 29 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 13 men and 16 women ranging in age from under five to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 278 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between June 1 and September 7, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 16,607,349 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,019,384. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 5,580,027 cases. Of the 5,580,027 confirmed cases, 29,922 are imported; 5,550,051 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 10,170 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,170 deaths, 10,154 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.