The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 12 July
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


12 July 2020



As of 0:00, 12 July 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 13,417 (including 1,829 imported cases), of which 12,178 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 21 new local cases, 23 new imported cases, and 1 new death.

 

[Table 1. Total reported/tested cases]

Period

(since 3 Jan)

Total

Tested positive (PCR)

Testing in progress

Tested negative (PCR)

Confirmed

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Deceased

As of 0:00

11 July (Sat)

1,396,941

13,373

12,144

941

288

22,950

1,360,618

As of 0:00

12 July (Sun)

1,402,144

13,417

12,178

950

289

21,830

1,366,897

Difference

(+)5,203

(+)44

(+)34

(+)9

(+)1

(-)1,120

(+)6,279

 

 

The current state* of major local clusters as of today (as of 12:00, 12 July) are as follows:

* The specific figures below may differ from the daily reported statistics (which are based on figures as of 0:00 today) or figures disclosed by local municipalities due to factors such as report timing and differences in the time period considered

 

Related to the cluster from Uijeongbu City, Gyeonggi Province, (former Uijeongbu apartment complex related cases), 1 additional case was confirmed, which is a family member of a confirmed case from fitness center. In total, 31* cases have been confirmed.

* Apartment complex = 9, fitness center = 2, contacts outside of fitness center = 20

 

○  Related to the door-to-door sales group in Gwangju City, 4 additional cases were confirmed. The new cases are related to the Geumyang Building (1) and the badminton club (3). Badminton club was reclassified under door-to-door sales group related cases in Gwangju city as a result of epidemiological link which was found between Geumyang building cluster and the index case of badminton club at Buk-gu, Gwangju city. In total, 135* cases have been confirmed.

Category

Index case confirmed

Number of related confirmed cases

Gwangneuksa Temple

27 June

14

Geumyang Building (officetel)

27 June

26(+1)

Tourist group

30 June

5

Gwangju Love Church

30 June

17

CCC Agape Silver Center

30 June

7

Hanwul Nursing Home

1 July

11

Gwangju Ilgok Central Church

2 July

20

SM Sauna

1 July

7

T WORLD (mobile phone store)

4 July

4

Gwangju Gosi Hagwon

8 July

16

Happy view hospital

30 June

1

Badminton club

1 July

7(+3)

Total

 

135

* Subject to change based on findings from epidemiological investigation


□  As of 0:00, 12 July, 23 there were 23 imported cases, of which, 12 were confirmed at the point of entry, while 11 were confirmed in the community after their arrival and subsequent self-quarantine.


The (presumed) location of infection acquisition of the 23 new imported cases are: America (12), Europe (1), and Asia excluding China (10) (Philippines=2; Uzbekistan=5; Pakistan=1; Russia=1; Japan=1).


[Table 2. Imported cases in Korea (as of 0:00, 12 July 2020)]

 

Total

Region/Country

Where confirmed

Nationality

China

Asia ex-China

Europe

Americas

Africa

Australia

Point of Entry

Community

Korean

Other

New

23

0

10

1

12

0

0

12

11

9

14

Total

1,829

19

629

504

655

21

1

833

996

1,311

518

(1.0%)

(34.4%)

(27.6%)

(35.8%)

(1.1%)

(0.1%)

(45.5%)

(54.5%)

(71.7%)

(28.3%)

* Figures may change based on findings from ongoing local epidemiological investigation efforts

 

 

 

[Table 3: Regional distribution and epidemiological links of the confirmed cases]

 

Region

Confirmed cases

Other major clusters

Total

Imported cases

Clusters

Other*

New cases

Sub-

total

Shin-

cheonji

Other local clusters

Contacts of confirmed cases

Linked to imported cases

Seoul

1,416

317

969

8

843

49

69

130

7

Nightclubs (139), Richway (121), Guro-gu call center (99), Yangcheon-gu sport facility (44), Seongsim Day Care Center (43), Manmin Central Church (41), SMR newly planted churches group (37), Dong-an Church-PC Cafe (28), Coupang (24), Wangsung Church (30), Gangnam Yeoksam-dong gathering (12), Daejeon door-to-door sales (8), Uijeongbu Apartment (8), Gangnam-gu financial institution (8), Lotte Midopa Gwanghwamun Building (3) etc.

Busan

156

37

89

12

58

18

1

30

0

Onchun Church (39), Suyeong-gu Kindergarten (5), Nightclubs (4), etc.

Daegu

6,926

46

6,131

4,511

699

917

4

749

0

Second Mi-Ju Hospital (196), Hansarang Convalescent Hospital (124), Daesil Convalescent Hospital (101), Fatima Hospital (39), Daegu Acting Academy (11), Nightclubs (2), etc.

Incheon

360

67

282

2

261

11

8

11

0

Coupang (61), SMR newly planted churches group (57), Nightclubs (54), Richway (24), Guro-gu call center (19), Gyeyang-gu real estate agency family (12), SMR door-to-door sales gathering (6), Car enthusiast group (4) etc.

Gwangju

161

19

138

9

114

9

6

4

5

Gwangju door-to-door sales (95), Gwangju goshi hagwon (10), etc.

Daejeon

159

16

120

2

94

24

0

23

1

Door-to-door sales in Daejeon (56), The Joeun Clinic (16), etc.

Ulsan

55

22

26

16

4

3

3

7

0

 

Sejong

50

5

44

1

40

3

0

1

0

Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (31), gym facilities (8)

Gyeonggi

1,358

305

954

29

790

71

64

99

17

Grace River Church (67), Coupang (67), Nightclubs (59), Richway (58), Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (50), Guro-gu call center-Bucheon SaengMyeongSu Church (50), Yangcheon-gu sport facility (28). SMR Newly planted churches group (25), Lord Glory Church (25), Anyang-Gunpo pastors group (22), Uijeongbu Apartment (21), SMR door-to-door sales (19), Lotte Confectionery logistics center (15), Wangsung Church (9), Seongnam neighbors gathering (7), etc.

Gangwon

67

17

43

17

26

0

0

7

0

Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (10), Apartments in Wonju (4), Richway (4), Geumcheon-gu rice milling machine manufacturer (4), etc.

Chung-

buk

68

13

45

6

29

8

2

10

0

Goesan-gun Jangyeon-myeon (11), Nightclubs (9), Guro-gu call center (2), etc.

Chung-

nam

181

22

147

0

142

4

1

12

0

Gym facilities in Cheonan (103), Daejeon door-to-door sales (15), Richway (3), etc.

Jeonbuk

36

20

11

1

10

0

0

5

1

Daejeon door-to-door sales (3), Nightclubs (2)

Jeonnam

32

16

13

1

9

2

1

3

0

Gwangju door-to-door sales (4), Gwangju Gosi Hagwon (2), etc.

Gyeong-

buk

1,393

24

1,236

566

478

192

0

133

0

Cheongdo Daenam Hospital (119), Bonghwa Pureun Nursing Home (68), Gyeongsan Seo Convalescent Hospital (66), pilgrimage to Israel (41), Yecheon-gun (40), Gumi Elim Church (10), etc.

Gyeong-

nam

146

36

90

32

50

6

2

20

1

Geochang Church (10), Wings Tower (9), Geochang Woongyang-myeon (8), Nightclubs (2), etc.

Jeju

20

14

2

0

1

0

1

4

0

 

Ports of Entry

833

833

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

 

Total

13,417

1,829

10,340

5,213

3,648

1,317

162

1,248

44

 

(%)

(13.6)

(77.1)

(38.9)

(27.2)

(9.8)

(1.2)

(9.3)

 

[Figure 3: Daily new confirmed cases by chain of transmission]


TOTAL

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Seoul City



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Incheon City


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Gyeonggi Province


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Daejeon City


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Gwangju City


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[Table 5: Age distribution of severe cases]

 

6.29

6.30

7.1

7.2

7.3

7.4

7.5

7.6

7.7

7.8

7.9

7.10

7.11

7.12

Total

32

32

33

34

34

30

32

32

36

31

26

22

20

19

Severe

13

11

13

16

13

11

11

11

12

9

7

8

7

8

Very severe

19

21

20

18

21

19

21

21

24

22

19

14

13

11

 

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Very severe

(

%

)

Total

22

8

(

100.0

)

14

(

100.0

)

80 and above

4

1

(

12.5

)

3

(

21.4

)

70-79

8

2

(

25.0

)

6

(

42.9

)

60-69

4

3

(

37.5

)

1

(

7.1

)

50-59

6

2

(

25.0

)

4

(

28.6

)

40-49

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

30-39

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

20-29

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

10-19

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

0-9

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)



[Figure 4: New cases (for last 2 weeks) by chain of transmission]

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