79,487 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 59 related deaths reported in Taiwan


22nd May 2022 – (Taipei) The Central Epidemic Command Centre announced today (22nd) that there were 79,487 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan including 79,441 local cases and 46 imported cases. 53 deaths were also reported. The command centre said there were 79,441 new local cases today and they were 38,290 males and 41,097 females. 54 of those under investigation were between the ages of under 5 and over 90.

The command centre pointed out that there were 53 new local deaths today, including 23 males and 30 females, aged between 40s to 90 years old, all of them were severe infections, 52 had a history of chronic diseases, and 17 were unvaccinated.