(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Taiwan added 40 new crown deaths, two of which were under the age of five

  China News Service, Taipei, May 23. Taiwan's new crown pneumonia epidemic is spreading. According to Taiwanese media reports such as United News Network, Zhongshi News Network, and ETtoday News Cloud, Taiwan reported 66,283 new confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia on the 23rd, including 66,247 local cases. There are 36 imported cases and 36 imported cases, 40 new deaths and two under the age of five.

  The number of newly diagnosed cases in Taiwan in a single day dropped slowly for three consecutive days after reaching a peak of 93,000 cases on the 19th, but the number remained high and was considered to have entered a "plateau period".

Since the beginning of this year, the cumulative death toll in Taiwan has exceeded 580, and more than 500 confirmed cases have died since April.

  Lianhe News reported that as of the 22nd, 100 cases were diagnosed on the same day as their death (18%), 77 died the next day (14%), and 49 were diagnosed after they died (9%). More than 40% of the deaths occurred quickly after diagnosis and too late for diagnosis.

23% of cases died within three to five days after diagnosis, which means that 55% of cases died within five days.

  Su Yiren, the former director of the "CDC" of the Taiwan authorities, pointed out that this shows that there are problems with the epidemic prevention system and medical system on the island of Taiwan.

Taiwan is currently facing difficulties such as blockage of medical channels, gradual shortage of medical capacity, and poor quality of care.

  He analyzed that the front-end quick-screening positive people queue up for nucleic acid testing, and may have to wait 3 or 4 days for the results, but if the elderly fail to take medicine in time, the situation will become very difficult, so that the time of diagnosis and death depends very much. close.

  In the recent epidemic, there have been many cases of young infected persons complicated by severe illness.

Luo Yijun, deputy head of the medical response team of the Taiwan authorities' Epidemic Command Center, said on the 23rd that a total of 14 severe cases of children, aged between eight months and 10 years old, were among the six cases of encephalitis and three deaths.

  According to reports, Taipei Mayor Ko Wenzhe tested positive for nucleic acid on the 22nd.

According to reports, a total of 4,865 people in the Taipei City Government have been diagnosed with the new crown, which is close to one-third of the total number of public officials in the city government. The three units with the largest number of confirmed cases are the Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau, the Municipal United Hospital and the Mass Rapid Transit Company.

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