On September 27, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 45,850 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 45,850 new cases, 45,608 are domestic and 242 are imported. The CECC announced 28 deaths today.
Regarding the 45,608 new domestic cases, 21,296 are male and 24,293 are female, while the gender of the other 19 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,019 were reported in New Taipei City, 6,154 in Taichung City, 5,125 in Taipei City, 4,220 in Taoyuan City, 4,186 in Kaohsiung City, 3,033 in Tainan City, 2,418 in Changhua County, 1,292 in Pingtung County, 1,220 in Hsinchu County, 1,212 in Yunlin County, 1,109 in Yilan County, 1,077 in Miaoli County, 1,028 in Hsinchu City, 961 in Nantou County, 855 in Chiayi County, 769 in Keelung City, 650 in Hualien County, 526 in Chiayi City, 411 in Taitung County, 178 in Kinmen County, 145 in Penghu County, and 20 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 28 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 14 men and 12 women ranging in age from 50 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 242 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between August 27 and September 26, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 17,673,340 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,342,991. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,324,578 cases. Of the 6,324,578 confirmed cases, 34,267 are imported; 6,290,257 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 10,912 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 10,912 deaths, 10,896 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.