On October 13, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 53,421 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 53,421 new cases, 53,356 are domestic and 65 are imported. The CECC announced 29 deaths today.
Regarding the 53,356 new domestic cases, 24,286 are male and 29,058 are female, while the gender of the other 12 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 10,303 were reported in New Taipei City, 6,775 in Taichung City, 5,729 in Taoyuan City, 5,643 in Kaohsiung City, 5,547 in Taipei City, 4,235 in Tainan City, 2,585 in Changhua County, 1,776 in Pingtung County, 1,426 in Hsinchu County, 1,314 in Yunlin County, 1,196 in Miaoli County, 1,171 in Hsinchu City, 1,122 in Yilan County, 935 in Chiayi County, 835 in Keelung City, 745 in Nantou County, 666 in Hualien County, 587 in Chiayi City, 407 in Taitung County, 182 in Kinmen County, 158 in Penghu County, and 19 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 29 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 21 men and eight women ranging in age from 50 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 65 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 12 and October 12, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 18,583,732 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,530,260. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 7,050,750 cases. Of the 7,050,750 confirmed cases, 35,627 are imported; 7,015,069 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 11,686 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,686 deaths, 11,670 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.