On January 27, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 64 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 64 new cases, 21 cases are domestic and 43 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are 11 men and ten women, aged between under five and 79 years.
Regarding the 43 new imported cases, they are 21 men and 22 women, aged between under five and 69 years. 33 of them arrived in Taiwan from the US (14 cases), India (three cases), Vietnam (two cases), Indonesia (two cases), the UK (two cases), France (two cases), Ethiopia, Tanzania, Singapore, Turkey, the Philippines, South Africa, Finland, and Japan; the areas where the remaining ten cases arrived are being investigated. They arrived between May 2, 2021, and January 26, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,581,517 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,562,679. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 18,566 cases. Of the 18,566 confirmed cases, 3,518 are imported; 14,994 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 123 cases (one newly added; removed after testing negative the second time) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 851 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 851 deaths, 838 are from domestic cases and the other 13 are from imported cases.