On June 6, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 335 new confirmed indigenous cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Furthermore, the CECC reported 8 retroactively added cases; a total of 343 cases were recorded. The CECC also announced 36 deaths today.
The CECC pointed out that of the 335 indigenous cases, 189 are men and the other 146 are women, and they range in age from under 5 to 99 years old. They began to suffer the onset of symptoms between May 24 and June 5, 2021. Of the eight retroactively added cases, three are men and the other five are women, aged between 20 and 69 years old. They suffered the onset of symptoms between June 1 and June 2.
The CECC pointed out that a total of 343 indigenous cases, including 335 newly confirmed cases and 8 retroactively added cases, were reported today. Regarding those indigenous cases, New Taipei City reported most cases, at 160, and Miaoli County had the second highest number, at 75. Taipei City reported 64 cases; Taoyuan City reported 16; Yilan County reported 9; Yunlin County, Kaohsiung City, Changhua County and Hsinchu County reported 3 each; Keelung City, Taichung City and Tainan City reported 2 each, and Chiayi City reported 1.
Regarding the 36 deaths announced today, they were 22 men and 14 women between 50 and 99 years old.
The CECC reported that a total of 656,768 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 634,762. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 11,298 cases. Of the 11,298 confirmed cases, 1,145 are imported; 10,100 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 28 cases (Case #10494 is newly added) have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. Of the confirmed cases, there have been 260 deaths.