On January 21, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 68 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 68 new cases, 23 are domestic and 45 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are ten men and 13 women, aged between under 10 and 79 years old.
Regarding the 45 new imported cases, 20 are male and 24 are female while the gender of the other case is being investigated. They are between under five and 79 years old. 37 of them arrived in Taiwan from the US (17 cases), the Philippines (four cases), Vietnam (three cases), Israel (three cases), Canada (two cases), Poland, Australia, Korea, Singapore, Sweden, Russia, the UK, and Ireland; the countries where the remaining eight cases arrived are being investigated. They all arrived between January 5 and January 20, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,394,042 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,375,246. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 18,109 cases. Of the 18,109 confirmed cases, 3,283 are imported; 14,772 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 116 cases 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.