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The number of new coronavirus infections (Corona 19) that occurred in Seoul for 21 hours from 0:00 to 9:00 pm on the 18th was tentatively counted to 132, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said.
According to the same time period, there were 66 fewer than 198 on the 17th, the previous day. The total number of new confirmed cases per day was 205 on the 17th.
The decline in new confirmed cases on this day is estimated to be due to the decrease in the number of testers following the weekend.
New confirmed cases on the day are usually identified among the examinees on the previous day. Last week, on weekdays 12-16, the number of tests per day was at least 35,000. On the 18th, the number of inspections on the 17th when a new registration was confirmed was 22,271.
The number of new confirmed cases per day in Seoul was 247 → 217 → 216 → 217 → 205 from the 13th, recording more than 200 for five consecutive days. It is expected that this day will not reach 200 people.
As of 9 pm on the 18th, the cumulative total of confirmed patients in Seoul was 35,624. The total number of confirmed patients on this day will be summarized as of 0:00 on the 18th, the next day, and will be announced in the morning.
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