On October 5, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced seven new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the seven new imported cases, they are three men and four women, aged between 10 to 69 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the US (five cases), Vietnam, and Malaysia. They arrived between September 21 and October 3.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,482,953 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,466,041. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,262 cases. Of the 16,262 confirmed cases, 1,627 are imported; 14,581 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 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 844 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 844 deaths, 832 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.