Corona 19 confirmed increase slows, we need to see the trend after the holidays

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The spread of COVID-19 has slowed somewhat, with the number of daily confirmed cases in the metropolitan area dropping to less than 1,000, excluding overseas inflows.

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced that there were 1,297 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 00:00 on the 11th. This is a decrease of 374 from the 4th, a week ago.

It is also the first record of 1,200 people in 69 days since August 3 (1200 as of 00:00).

However, given the decrease in the amount of diagnostic tests during the holiday period, it is pointed out that the tension should not be slowed down. In addition, the number of confirmed cases may increase exponentially in the future due to an increase in the mobile population due to Hangeul Day substitute holidays.

In particular, since the delta mutation is highly contagious, there is a possibility that the number of confirmed cases will increase suddenly after the holidays.

Meanwhile, the number of people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine increased by 2,723 to a cumulative total of 39,923,747. The inoculation rate to the population was 77.7%. For adults over the age of 18, it is 90.4%. The rate of completion of the second vaccination reached 59.3% of the total population and 68.9% of the adult population.

The number of reported cases suspected of adverse reactions increased by 2,161 to a cumulative total of 306,445 cases, and 294,872 cases (96.

Reporter Kim Soo-hyun [email protected]

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