On November 17, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced five new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the five new imported cases, they are four men and one woman, aged between 20 to 49 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from Lithuania (two cases), Uzbekistan, Indonesia, and India. They arrived between August 20 and November 15.
The CECC reported that a total of 4,253,041 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 4,235,333. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,503 cases. Of the 16,503 confirmed cases, 1,859 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.