On February 22, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 44 new cases, five are domestic and 39 are imported (nine of them tested positive after landing). The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the new domestic cases, they are three men and two women, aged between 10 and 39 years.
Regarding the 39 new imported cases, they are 24 men and 15 women, aged between ten and 79 years. Of the cases, six each arrived from the US and the Philippines, four from Hong Kong, three from Vietnam, two each from the Netherlands and Thailand, and one each from Cambodia, Nigeria, Turkey, Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Germany, Japan, Korea, the UK and Canada; the areas the remaining four cases arrived from are being investigated. They arrived between December 20, 2021, and February 21, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 6,192,221 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 6,146,253. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 20,100 cases. Of the 20,100 confirmed cases, 4,654 are imported; 15,392 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, and a cumulative total of 134 cases have been removed as confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 852 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 852 deaths, 839 are from domestic cases and the other 13 are from imported cases.