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As the spread of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19) in Korea continued, there were confirmed cases across the country on the 8th.
According to the quarantine authorities and local governments such as the Seoul Metropolitan Government, a total of 405 new confirmed cases were confirmed nationwide from 0 o’clock to 9 o’clock on that day.
90 more than the 315 total at the same time the day before
In the area where confirmed cases were found, 293 (72.3%) in the metropolitan area and 112 (27.7%) in the non-metropolitan area.
By province, Gyeonggi 175, Seoul 98, Gwangju 32, Incheon 20, Chungbuk 17, Busan and Chungnam 12 each, Ulsan and Gangwon 11 each, Jeonbuk 5, Daegu and Jeju 3, Gyeongbuk and Jeonnam Two each, and one each in Daejeon and Gyeongnam.
Out of 17 cities and provinces nationwide, there have been no confirmed cases in Sejong.
As there is still time until midnight, when the count is closed, the number of new confirmed cases to be announced as of 00:00 on the 9th is expected to increase further, reaching the early mid- to mid-400 range, and possibly the late half.
The previous day, by midnight, the number of people increased by 31, and the final number was 346.
The number of new confirmed patients showed a gradual decline this year, but immediately after the Lunar New Year holidays (2.11-14), the number of new confirmed patients increased to 600 levels due to the aftermath of group infection, and has recently dropped to 300-400.
In the last week (3.2 to 8), the number of new confirmed patients per day recorded 344 → 444 → 424 → 398 → 418 → 416 → 346, an average of 399 per day.
Among them, about 381 confirmed cases of local outbreaks per week, a key indicator of the adjustment of the’social distancing’ stage, are maintained within the range of the second stage of distancing (more than 300 people nationwide).
However, as daily infections such as workplaces, hospitals, and bowling alleys continue, and as a group outbreak has been confirmed in schools, there are concerns that the spread of the disease may increase at any time.
In a major case, 50 people have been confirmed so far in relation to the livestock market in Anseong-si, Gyeonggi Province, and 15 students at a high school in Gangdong-gu, Seoul, and 4 at a high school in Jeju, respectively.
In addition, in a case of a general hospital in Seo-gu, Busan, 7 people, including patients and workers, were infected, and 6 people were confirmed in relation to the bowling alley in Jeju City.
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