On June 16, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 63,221 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 63,221 new cases, 63,170 are domestic and 51 are imported. The CECC announced 168 deaths today.
Regarding the 63,170 new domestic cases, 29,845 are male and 33,301 are female, while the gender of the other 24 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years.
Of those domestic cases, 9,523 were reported in Taichung City, 9,316 in Kaohsiung City, 7,440 in New Taipei City, 6,163 in Tainan City, 5,185 in Changhua County, 5,066 in Taoyuan City, 4,025 in Taipei City, 3,032 in Pingtung County, 1,606 in Yunlin County, 1,605 in Miaoli County, 1,462 in Hsinchu County, 1,458 in Nantou County, 1,323 in Chiayi County, 1,245 in Hsinchu City, 1,187 in Yilan County, 888 in Hualien County, 787 in Keelung City, 769 in Chiayi City, 673 in Taitung County, 262 in Penghu County, 141 in Kinmen County, and 14 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 168 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 93 men and 75 women ranging in age from 10 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 51 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between June 2 and 15, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 12,550,511 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 9,410,508. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 3,135,565 cases. Of the 3,135,565 confirmed cases, 13,611 are imported; 3,121,900 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 4,714 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 4,714 deaths, 4,699 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.