On September 29, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 11 new cases, one is domestic and the other 10 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the one new domestic case, Case #16326 is an over 30-year-old female from Indonesia. She experienced a headache on September 27, and sought medical attention and was tested for COVID-19 on September 28. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on September 29.
Regarding the ten new imported cases, they are nine men and one woman, aged between 20 to 49 years old. They arrived in Taiwan between September 3 and September 28. Seven of them arrived from the US, Kazakhstan (two cases), Pakistan, Cambodia, Russia, and the Philippines, while where the remaining three traveled from is being investigated.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,358,228 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,341,439. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,216 cases. Of the 16,216 confirmed cases, 1,581 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 842 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 842 deaths, 830 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.