On the 18th, 389 new cases of Corona 19 occurred. It is the first time since the end of November last year, the beginning of the third epidemic, that there were 300 new confirmed cases.
Central Defense Countermeasure HeadquartersSaid that as of 0 o’clock on the day, there were 366 new cases of corona19 outbreak in Korea and 23 cases of foreign inflow. As a result, the cumulative corona 19 confirmed in Korea reached 72729. It is only 54 days since November 25 (382), the beginning of the third epidemic, that the number of new confirmed cases appeared in the 300 range. However, the fact that the number of confirmed cases is less has the effect of decreasing the number of tests on weekends than on weekdays.
Of the 366 new confirmed cases in Korea, 244 came from the metropolitan area. There were 128 in Seoul, 103 in Gyeonggi and 13 in Incheon. In the non-capital region, Gyeongnam 20, Gyeongbuk 18, Gangwon 14, Daegu 13, Gwangju and Chungnam 11 each, Busan 9, Chungbuk 8, Ulsan 5, Jeonnam 4, Jeonbuk 3, Daejeon, Sejong, Jeju two people each occurred. Of the 23 confirmed cases from abroad, 10 were confirmed during the quarantine stage and 13 were confirmed during community quarantine. There are 11 Koreans and 12 foreigners.
The number of COVID-19 patients in quarantine decreased by 96 to 12,742. The number of patients with severe gastric disorders decreased by 9 to 343. The number of deaths increased by 15 to 1,264.
Source: HuffPost South Korea – Athena by www.huffingtonpost.kr.
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