On October 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced one death today.
Regarding the one death (Case #6426) announced today, the case was an over 60-year-old female with chronic disease.
Regarding the 11 new imported cases, they are five men and six women, aged between 10 to 49 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the US (six cases), Honduras, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. They arrived between September 17 and September 30.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,404,562 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,387,120. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,234 cases. Of the 16,234 confirmed cases, 1,599 are imported; 14,581 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 843 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 843 deaths, 831 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.