On January 19, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 54 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 54 new cases, ten are domestic and 44 are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the domestic cases, they are five men and five women, aged between under ten and 69 years old.
Regarding the 44 new imported cases, 16 are male and 24 are female while the gender of the other four cases is being investigated. They are between under five and 79 years old. 30 of them arrived in Taiwan from the US (ten cases), the Philippines (six cases), the UAE (three cases), France (two cases), Spain (two cases), Australia (two cases), Cambodia, Korea, the UK, Ecuador, and India; the countries where the remaining 14 cases arrived are being investigated. They arrived between December 29, 2021, and January 18, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 5,336,346 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 5,317,735. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 18,005 cases. Of the 18,005 confirmed cases, 3,214 are imported; 14,737 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 115 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. Additionally, the imported case (Case #17298) announced on January 6 has been reclassified as a domestic case according to virus sequence information and an epidemiological investigation. There have been a cumulative total of 851 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 851 deaths, 838 are from domestic cases and the other 13 are from imported cases.