On January 9, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 60 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of those cases, 11 are domestic and 49 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that the domestic cases are five men and six women, aged between under five and 69 years old.
Regarding the 49 new imported cases, they are 29 men and 20 women, aged between under five and 79 years old. 48 of them arrived in Taiwan from the US (30 cases), Vietnam (five cases), Canada (four cases), India (two cases), the Philippines (two cases), Germany, Singapore, the UK, Austria, and France, and the country where the remaining case arrived is being investigated. They arrived between December 25, 2021, and January 8, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,095,065 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,075,047. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 17,362 cases. Of the 17,362 confirmed cases, 2,679 are imported; 14,629 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 113 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 850 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 850 deaths, 838 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.