On June 23, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 104 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All 104 cases are indigenous. The CECC also announced 24 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 104 indigenous cases, 45 are men and the other 59 are women, aged between under 5 to 89 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between June 10 and June 22, 2021. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 45, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 22. Kaohsiung City and Hsinchu County reported 9 each; Taoyuan City reported 7 cases; Miaoli County reported 4 cases; Keelung City reported 3 cases; Yilan County reported 2 cases; Changhua County, Nantou County and Pingtung County reported 1 each.
Regarding the 24 deaths announced today, they were 15 men and nine women between 40 and 89 years old.
The CECC reported that a total of 1,148,916 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 1,133,240. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 14,260 cases. Of the 14,260 confirmed cases, 1,166 are imported; 13,041 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 a cumulative total of 101 cases (including 1 newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 599 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 599 deaths, 591 are indigenous cases and the other 8 are imported.