On September 9, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 34,260 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 34,260 new cases, 34,020 are domestic and 240 are imported. The CECC announced 55 deaths today.
Regarding the 34,020 new domestic cases, 15,438 are male and 18,570 are female, while the gender of the other 12 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 7,446 were reported in New Taipei City, 4,404 in Taipei City, 4,025 in Taichung City, 3,843 in Taoyuan City, 2,520 in Kaohsiung City, 1,914 in Tainan City, 1,381 in Changhua County, 1,080 in Hsinchu County, 909 in Hsinchu City, 902 in Pingtung County, 859 in Miaoli County, 736 in Yilan County, 730 in Keelung City, 681 in Yunlin County, 678 in Hualien County, 526 in Nantou County, 521 in Chiayi County, 311 in Chiayi City, 264 in Taitung County, 137 in Kinmen County, 132 in Penghu County, and 21 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 55 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 32 men and 23 women ranging in age from under 10 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 240 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 9 and September 8, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 16,658,109 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,035,681. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 5,614,227 cases. Of the 5,614,227 confirmed cases, 30,158 are imported; 5,584,015 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 10,225 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,028 deaths, 10,209 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.