Taiwan reported 45,608 new local cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
More than a fifth of the people with new cases of COVID are from New Taipei, with 9,019 people there testing positive. Another 6,154 have the disease in Taichung, along with 4,186 in Kaohsiung.
Another 28 people have died from COVID-19. Most were over the age of 80, and only about half had taken three doses of a COVID vaccine.
Authorities say another 83 people are suffering from moderate or severe symptoms of the disease.
Taiwan also recorded 242 imported cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.