On October 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 50,779 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 50,779 new cases, 50,710 are domestic and 69 are imported. The CECC announced 52 deaths today.
Regarding the 50,710 new domestic cases, 23,089 are male and 27,601 are female, while the gender of the other 20 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 10,378 were reported in New Taipei City, 6,248 in Taichung City, 5,603 in Taoyuan City, 5,395 in Taipei City, 4,970 in Kaohsiung City, 3,535 in Tainan City, 2,780 in Changhua County, 1,367 in Pingtung County, 1,326 in Hsinchu County, 1,322 in Miaoli County, 1,207 in Yilan County, 1,141 in Yunlin County, 1,024 in Hsinchu City, 823 in Chiayi County, 818 in Keelung City, 782 in Nantou County, 698 in Hualien County, 534 in Chiayi City, 411 in Taitung County, 167 in Penghu County, 158 in Kinmen County, and 23 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 52 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 30 men and 22 women ranging in age from 40 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 69 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 6 and October 6, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 18,257,104 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,471,708. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,782,664 cases. Of the 6,782,664 confirmed cases, 35,254 are imported; 6,747,356 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 11,389 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,389 deaths, 11,373 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.