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Taiwan reports 45,081 local COVID cases

7,184 COVID cases reported in Kaohsiung, 6,694 in Taichung, and 5,470 in New Taipei

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(Taiwan News, Yuwen Lin image)

(Taiwan News, Yuwen Lin image)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 45,081 local COVID cases on Monday (June 13), a 10.9% decrease from the previous day.

Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control, also confirmed 29 imported cases, bringing the country's total case count to 2,937,363. The 109 deaths reported that day brought the country's total COVID death toll to 4,280.

Local cases

The local cases include 21,513 males, 23,557 females, and 11 cases still under investigation, ranging in age from under 5 to their 90s. Kaohsiung City reported the most cases with 7,184, followed by 6,694 in Taichung City, 5,470 in New Taipei City, 3,971 in Taoyuan City, 3,969 in Tainan City, 3,545 in Changhua County, 3,099 in Taipei City, 1,924 in Pingtung County, 1,160 in Hsinchu County, 1,140 in Miaoli County, 1,034 in Yunlin County, 1,021 in Nantou County, 849 in Chiayi County, 792 in Hsinchu City, 723 in Yilan County, 674 in Hualien County, 535 in Keelung City, 518 in Chiayi City, 471 Taitung County, 199 in Penghu County, 97 in Kinmen County, and 12 in Lienchiang County.

COVID deaths

The 109 deaths announced on Monday include 61 men and 48 women ranging in age from their 40s to their 90s.

Imported cases

The 29 imported cases include 20 males and nine females ranging in age from under 5 to their 60s. Between June 11-12, three arrived from Vietnam, two from Turkey, and two from Germany, while the countries of origin of 22 other passengers are still being investigated.

COVID case statistics

Since the pandemic began, Taiwan has carried out 12,294,824 COVID tests, with 9,353,700 coming back negative. Of the 2,937,363 confirmed cases, 13,465 were imported, 2,923,844 were local, 36 came from the Navy's "Goodwill Fleet," three from a cargo pilot cluster, one is unresolved, and 14 are under investigation.

Up until now, 4,280 individuals have succumbed to the disease. Of the 4,265 deaths from local infections, 1,360 were in New Taipei City; 760 in Taipei City; 317 in Taoyuan City; 304 in Taichung City; 289 in Kaohsiung City; 198 in Tainan City; 161 in Changhua County; 136 in Keelung City; 128 in Pingtung County; 95 in Yilan County; 73 in Yunlin County; 71 in Hualien County; 70 in Nantou County; 60 in Hsinchu County; 56 in Taitung County; 55 in Chiayi County; 51 in Miaoli County; 42 in Chiayi City; 27 in Hsinchu City, seven in Kinmen County, and five in Penghu County. The 15 other deaths were imported cases.