On August 12, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 21,989 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 21,989 new cases, 21,761 are domestic and 228 are imported. The CECC announced 31 deaths today.
Regarding the 21,761 new domestic cases, 10,017 are male and 11,738 are female, while the gender of the other six cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 4,376 were reported in New Taipei City, 2,665 in Taichung City, 2,429 in Taoyuan City, 2,355 in Taipei City, 1,775 in Kaohsiung City, 1,517 in Tainan City, 991 in Changhua County, 726 in Miaoli County, 652 in Hsinchu County, 546 in Pingtung County, 508 in Yunlin County, 497 in Yilan County, 494 in Hsinchu City, 397 in Hualien County, 356 in Nantou County, 346 in Keelung City, 320 in Chiayi County, 222 in Penghu County, 214 in Chiayi City, 207 in Taitung County, 160 in Kinmen County, and eight in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 31 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 14 men and 17 women ranging in age from 30 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 228 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between July 12 and August 11, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 15,335,454 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 10,481,345. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 4,846,501 cases. Of the 4,846,501 confirmed cases, 22,800 are imported; 4,823,647 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 9,373 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 9,373 deaths, 9,358 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.