On October 3, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced six new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the six new imported cases, they are five men and one woman, aged between 10 to 39 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from Malaysia (two cases), the US, Mongolia, the UK, and Myanmar. They arrived between September 19 and October 1.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,445,789 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,428,390. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,250 cases. Of the 16,250 confirmed cases, 1,615 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.