TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情指揮中心) announced on Wednesday 104 new local infections and 24 deaths, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 14,260.
The new cases reported that day include 45 men and 59 women with the youngest being under 5 years old and the oldest being over 80. They began showing symptoms between June 10 and June 22.
Among the community infections reported today, New Taipei City accounted for 4 cases, Taipei City reported 22 cases, and Kaohsiung City and Hsinchu County both reported 9 cases each.
Also, Taoyuan City reported 7 cases, Miaoli County listed 4, Keelung City reported 3, Yilan County listed 2 cases, while Changhua County, Nantou County, and Pingtung County all reported 1 case each.
Meanwhile, 24 virus-related deaths were reported today by the CECC, including 15 men and 9 women. According to the CECC, the ages of cases range between 40 and 90, and their infection symptoms developed between April 11 and June 14.
They tested positive between April 13 and June 16, and their deaths were reported between June 13 and June 21.
According to the CECC, among the 12,879 cases recorded between May 11 and June 21, 9,041 have been released from quarantine which accounts for 70.2% of confirmed cases released from quarantine.
As of press time, 14,260 cases have been confirmed so far, including 1,166 imported cases, 13,041 local infections, 36 cases aboard the Dunmu (敦睦) ship, 2 cases including and relating to an infected pilot who violated quarantine in Taiwan, 1 unknown case, and 14 whose infection sources are still being investigated.
A total of 101 cases have been removed from the confirmed infections list by the CECC as well. Among the confirmed cases, 599 people have died.