On October 27, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced eight new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. All those cases are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.
Regarding the eight new imported cases, they are seven men and one woman, aged between 20 to 49 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from the US, Indonesia (four cases), and the Philippines (3 cases). They arrived between October 8 and October 26.
The CECC reported that a total of 3,889,810 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,882,803. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,388 cases. Of the 16,388 confirmed cases, 1,745 are imported; 14,589 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 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 847 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 847 deaths, 835 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.