On November 16, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the two new imported cases, they are an over 20-year-old Irish man and an over 30-year-old Taiwanese male. The Irish man arrived in Taiwan from Ireland on November 14, and the Taiwanese man arrived from Cambodia on November 3.
The CECC reported that a total of 4,233,503 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 4,215,865. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,498 cases. Of the 16,498 confirmed cases, 1,854 are imported; 14,590 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 111 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 848 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 848 deaths, 836 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.