On June 2, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 372 new confirmed indigenous cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Furthermore, the CECC reported 177 retroactively added cases; a total of 549 cases were recorded. The CECC also announced 12 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 372 indigenous cases, 207 are men and the other 165 are women ranging in ages from under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 2 and June 1, 2021. Of the 177 retroactively added cases, 96 are men and the other 81 are women ranging in ages from under 5 to 89 years old. They suffered the onset of symptoms between May 13 and May 30.
The CECC pointed out that a total of 549 indigenous cases, including 372 newly confirmed cases and 177 retroactively added cases, were reported today. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 310, and Taipei City had the second highest number, at 152. Taoyuan City reported 28 cases; Keelung City reported 18; Miaoli County reported 12; Changhua County reported 10; Kaohsiung City reported 5; Taitung County reported 4; Taichung City reported 3; Hsinchu County and Tainan City reported 2 each; Hsinchu City, Nantou County and Hualien County reported 1 each.
Regarding the 12 deaths announced today, they were seven men and five women between 60 and 99 years old.
The CECC reported that a total of 551,478 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 524,385. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 9,389 cases. Of the 9,389 confirmed cases, 1,141 are imported; 8,195 are indigenous; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 2 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated; and 24 cases (Case #7666 and Case #8854 are newly added) have been removed (those case numbers are not assigned to any patients). Of the confirmed cases, there have been 149 deaths.