On May 30, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 266 new confirmed indigenous cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Furthermore, the CECC reported 89 retroactively added cases; a total of 355 cases were recorded. The CECC also announced 10 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 266 indigenous cases, 123 are men and the other 143 are women ranging in ages from under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 14 and May 29, 2021. Of the 89 retroactively added cases, 42 are men and the other 47 are women ranging in ages from under 5 to 89 years old. They suffered the onset of symptoms between May 13 and May 27.
The CECC pointed out that a total of 355 indigenous cases, including 266 newly confirmed cases and 89 retroactively added cases, were reported today. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 193, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 85. Taoyuan City reported 24 cases; Miaoli County, Taichung City and Changhua County reported 9; Keelung City reported 8; Hualien County reported 6; Nantou County reported 4; Chiayi County reported 3; Lienchiang County, Taitung County, Yilan County, Hsinchu City and Kaohsiung City reported 1 each.
Regarding the 10 deaths, they were nine men and one woman between 60 and 89 years old.
The CECC reported that a cumulative total of 492,142 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 454,051. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 8,160 cases. Of the 8,160 confirmed cases, 1,133 are imported; 6,974 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated; and 21 cases (Case #530, Case #1589, Case #1591, Case #1676, Case #1886, Case #2067, Case #2068, Case #2528, Case #2530, Case #2599, Case #3549, Case #3921, Case #3975, Case #3989, Case #3990, Case #3991, Case #4059 and Case #4726, Case #5304, Case #5841 and Case #7096) have been removed (those case numbers are not assigned to any patients). Of the confirmed cases, there have been 109 deaths.