On June 17, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 55,261 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the 55,261 new cases, 55,187 are domestic and 74 are imported. The CECC announced 154 deaths today.
Regarding the 55,187 new domestic cases, 25,821 are male and 29,345 are female, while the gender of the other 21 cases is under investigation. They range in age from under five to above 90 years. Of those domestic cases, 8,323 were reported in Taichung City, 8,248 in Kaohsiung City, 6,671 in New Taipei City, 5,465 in Tainan City, 4,316 in Changhua County, 4,305 in Taoyuan City, 3,726 in Taipei City, 2,659 in Pingtung County, 1,421 in Yunlin County, 1,344 in Miaoli County, 1,316 in Nantou County, 1,262 in Hsinchu County, 1,054 in Chiayi County, 976 in Hsinchu City, 959 in Yilan County, 751 in Chiayi City, 730 in Hualien County, 663 in Keelung City, 571 in Taitung County, 256 in Penghu County, 136 in Kinmen County, and 35 in Lienchiang County.
Regarding the 154 deaths from domestic cases announced today, they were 88 men and 66 women ranging in age from 40 to above 90 years. They were severe cases.
Regarding the 74 imported cases, they all arrived in Taiwan between April 19 and June 16, 2022.
The CECC reported that a total of 12,622,602 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 9,427,808. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 3,190,787 cases. Of the 3,190,787 confirmed cases, 13,685 are imported; 3,177,048 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. There have been a cumulative total of 4,868 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 4,868 deaths, 4,853 are from domestic cases and the other 15 are from imported cases.