On October 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 46,484 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 46,484 new cases, 46,423 are domestic and 61 are imported. The CECC announced 57 deaths today.
Regarding the 46,423 new domestic cases, 21,156 are male and 25,245 are female, while the gender of the other 22 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 9,281 were reported in New Taipei City, 5,867 in Taichung City, 5,201 in Taipei City, 4,963 in Taoyuan City, 4,485 in Kaohsiung City, 3,421 in Tainan City, 2,391 in Changhua County, 1,232 in Pingtung County, 1,195 in Hsinchu County, 1,148 in Miaoli County, 1,126 in Yilan County, 1,055 in Yunlin County, 913 in Hsinchu City, 844 in Keelung City, 796 in Chiayi County, 748 in Nantou County, 614 in Hualien County, 463 in Chiayi City, 365 in Taitung County, 146 in Kinmen County, 145 in Penghu County, and 24 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 57 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 38 men and 19 women ranging in age from under five to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 61 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between September 5 and October 4, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 18,195,306 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 11,460,660. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 6,731,939 cases. Of the 6,731,939 confirmed cases, 35,188 are imported; 6,696,697 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 11,337 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 11,337 deaths, 11,321 are from domestic cases and the other 16 are from imported cases.