On November 4, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of those cases, one is domestic and the other is imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the one new domestic case, Case #16539 is an over 30-year-old Taiwanese male. He experienced fatigue, shortness of breath, and decreased appetite on October 19. He sought medical attention for his persistent symptoms and was tested for COVID-19 on November 2. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on November 4 (the CT value was 34; he tested negative after given an RT-PCR test during hospitalization, and he tested positive for antibodies).
Regarding the new imported cases, Case #16540 is a Taiwanese male in his 20s. He returned to Taiwan from Italy on November 2. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on November 4 (the CT value was 34.6).
The CECC reported that a total of 4,041,662 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 4,024,164. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,430 cases. Of the 16,430 confirmed cases, 1,786 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 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 847 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 847 deaths, 835 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.