The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 14 September
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea
14 September 2020


As of 0:00, 14 September 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 22,285 (including 3,014 imported cases), of which 18,489 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 98 new local cases, 11 new imported cases, and 5 new deaths.


Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 14 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

98

41

3

1

10

3

1

1

0

Cumulative

19,271

4,311

311

7,033

742

431

316

105

61

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

30

0

0

7

0

0

0

1

0

Cumulative

3,395

190

118

390

65

133

1,436

199

35

 

Imported cases, as of 0:00, 14 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

Region/Country

Where confirmed

Nationality

China

Asia ex-China

Europe

America

Africa

Oceania

Point of Entry

Community

Korean

Other

New

11

0

11

0

0

0

0

5

6

0

11

Total

3,014

23

1,433

554

908

82

14

1,423

1,591

1,874

1,140

(0.8%)

(47.5%)

(18.4%)

(30.1%)

(2.7%)

(0.5%)

(47.2%)

(52.8%)

(62.2%)

(37.8%)

Asia excluding China: Uzbekistan 6, Philippines 2, India 1, Qatar 1, Myanmar 1


Case status, as of 0:00, 14 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

13 September (Sun)

18,226

3,592

157

358

As of 0:00

14 September (Mon)

18,489

3,433

157

363

Difference

(+)263

(-)159

0

(+)5

* Based on case data reported to the KDCA

** Critical: patients treated with mechanical ventilator, ECMO Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation), CRRT(Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) / Severe: patients treated with oxygen mask and high flow of oxygen therapy

Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations


Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 14 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

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

13 September (Sun)

2,143,270

22,176

18,226

3,592

358

27,705

2,093,389

As of 0:00

14 September (Mon)

2,151,002

22,285

18,489

3,433

363

27,476

2,101,241

Difference

+7,732

+109

+263

-159

+5

-229

+7,852

 

* Based on case data reported to the KDCA

** Testing in progress includes number of completed tests with negative results that are being recorded with delays

Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations



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Regional distribution of cases, as of 0:00, 14 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

41

0

4,711

(21.14)

48.40

Busan

3

0

357

(1.60)

10.46

Daegu

1

3

7,112

(31.91)

291.90

Incheon

10

0

834

(3.74)

28.21

Gwangju

3

0

481

(2.16)

33.02

Daejeon

1

0

342

(1.53)

23.20

Ulsan

1

0

141

(0.63)

12.29

Sejong

0

0

70

(0.31)

20.45

Gyeonggi

30

0

3,933

(17.65)

29.68

Gangwon

0

0

216

(0.97)

14.02

Chungbuk

0

0

147

(0.66)

9.19

Chungnam

7

1

442

(1.98)

20.82

Jeonbuk

0

1

100

(0.45)

5.50

Jeonnam

0

0

166

(0.74)

8.90

Gyeongbuk

0

1

1,488

(6.68)

55.89

Gyeongnam

1

0

269

(1.21)

8.00

Jeju

0

0

53

(0.24)

7.90

Border

Screening

0

5

1,423

(6.39)

-

Total

98

11

22,285

(100)

42.98

 

 

* Total (cumulative) number of cases reported since January 2020 of region / Population of region (based on resident registration data of the Ministry of the Interior as of January 2020)

* Incidence rate based on the number of confirmed cases with the address of the reporting institution


Major local clusters as of 12:00 today (14 September 2020)

Cluster

Location

New cases

Total cases

Note

August 15 Seoul rallies

Seoul

2

579

Rally related (216), additional transmission (313), police (8), under investigation (42)

TR Innovation / Sara Queen

(Door-to-door sales)

Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi Province

2

16

Epidemiological link with OKBit and Tripi (bitcoin-related businesses)

Online hiking group

Capital area

3

41

Participants (19), family and friends (17), others (5)

Health supplement business seminar

Daejeon

2

57

Participants/staff/user (28), family and friends (29)

Kimchi factory

Cheongyang-gun, Chungnam Province

3

29

Staff (24), family (4), acquaintance (1)

Seomgim Nursing Home

Geumsan-gun, Chungnam Province

1

12

Caregiver (4), resident (7), famliy (1)

Panax ginseng business seminar

 

3

16

Participants (16)

* The specific figures may differ from the daily reported statistics or figures disclosed by local municipalities due to factors such as report timing and differences in the time period considered


Last two weeks’ COVID-19 statistics:

 

8.16. ~ 8.29.

 

8.30. ~ 9.12.

Average daily new local cases

299.7

176.5

 

Greater capital area
(Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi)

239

131

Average daily new imported cases

11.8

13.1

Local clusters (new)

76

35

Unknown chain of transmission

17.3% (754/4361)

22.4% (596/2655)

Under management

(Confirmed while under self-quarantine)

Under 80%

Under 80%

New cases aged 20-39

23.1%

22.1%

New cases aged 60 or above

33.3%

38.1%

 

 

Interim result of COVID-19 antibody titer survey using serum samples left over from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey:

From testing of 1,440 serum samples (collected 10 June 13 August), 1 sample tested positive for antibody and neutralizing antibody test.


 

Collection period

Number of samples

Antibody positive

Neutralizing antibody positive

Regions

Round 1

4.21.~6.16

1,555

0

0

14 cities/provinces excluding Daegu, Sejong, and Daejeon

Round 2

6.10.~8.13.

1,440

1

1

13 cities/provinces


The expert advisory committee (2 September and 9 September) noted that:

- The results have limited implications regarding the current situation since the samples were collected before 14 August.

- Positivity rate lower than other countries is partly explained by the relatively low number of cases from June to August thanks to public participation in social distancing.

Antibody survey will be conducted roughly every two months to study seroprevalence.

 

Social distancing level has been lowered to Level 2 for the greater capital area until 27 September. KDCA requests the public to continue to follow the guidelines for COVID-19 prevention.



REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL LINKS OF CONFIRMED CASES

 

Region

Confirmed cases

Other major clusters

Total

Imported cases

Clusters

Other*

Under investigation

New cases

Sub-

total

Shin-

cheonji cluster

Other local clusters

Related to imported cases

Seoul

4,711

400

2,637

8

2,558

71

801

873

41

Past large clusters:

Sarang Jeil Church (1165)

Nightclubs (277)

Richway (208)

Guro-gu call center (170)

Coupang fulfillment center (152)

Gwangju door-to-door sales (150)

Fitness/sport facility in Cheonan (123)

Newly planted churches group (119)

 

Recent clusters:

Kimchi factory in Cheongyang-gun

Seo-gu Office

Anyang/Gunpo social gathering

K Health Industries

TR Innovation / Sara Queen

August 15 Seoul rallies

Severance Hospital

Nichiren Shoshu Seoul Mission

Coupang Songpa 2 Camp

Ginseng business seminar

Jongno-gu Office worker

Guro-gu apartments / Geumcheon-gu livestock business

Indoor fitness facility in Wonju

Online hiking group

Suncheonhyang University Cheonan Hospital

 

 

Busan

357

46

217

12

150

55

47

47

6

Daegu

7,112

79

5,350

4,512

834

4

938

745

18

Incheon

834

92

564

2

554

8

93

85

13

Gwangju

481

50

335

9

320

6

64

32

6

Daejeon

342

26

162

2

160

0

107

47

3

Ulsan

141

36

63

16

43

4

28

14

8

Sejong

70

9

47

1

45

1

10

4

0

Gyeonggi

3,933

538

2,218

29

2,123

66

637

540

62

Gangwon

216

26

132

17

114

1

34

24

1

Chung-

buk

147

29

68

6

55

7

26

24

0

Chung-

nam

442

52

246

0

245

1

80

64

19

Jeonbuk

100

35

33

1

32

0

22

10

3

Jeonnam

166

33

76

1

73

2

45

12

0

Gyeong-

buk

1,488

52

1,104

566

538

0

199

133

3

Gyeong-

nam

269

70

160

32

125

3

16

23

4

Jeju

53

18

11

0

10

1

18

6

0

Ports of Entry

1,423

1,423

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

Total

22,285

3,014

13,423

5,214

7,979

230

3,165

2,683

230

(%)

(13.5)

(60.2)

(23.4)

(35.8)

(1.0)

(14.2)

(12.0)

* Includes contacts of confirmed cases

The interim classification is based on the reporting location, which may change depending on further epidemiological investigation.


AGE DISTRIBUTION OF SEVERE CASES

 

9.1

9.2

9.3

9.4

9.5

9.6

9.7

9.8

9.9

9.10

9.11

9.12

9.13

9.14

Total

104

123

154

157

159

163

162

150

154

169

175

164

157

157

Severe

69

83

101

101

98

101

101

92

89

97

92

89

86

85

Very severe

35

40

53

56

61

62

61

58

65

72

83

75

71

72

 




 

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Critical

(

%

)

Total

157

85

(

100

)

72

(

100

)

80 and above

36

27

(

31.8

)

9

(

12.5

)

70-79

61

22

(

25.9

)

39

(

54.2

)

60-69

40

23

(

27.1

)

17

(

23.6

)

50-59

14

9

(

10.6

)

5

(

6.9

)

40-49

5

3

(

3.5

)

2

(

2.8

)

30-39

1

1

(

1.2

)

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

)



Confirmed cases by gender and age group

 

New cases

(%)

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Total

109

(100)

22,285

(100)

42.98

Sex

Male

51

(46.79)

10,177

(45.67)

39.35

Female

58

(53.21)

12,108

(54.33)

46.60

Age

80 or above

3

(2.75)

908

(4.07)

47.81

70-79

12

(11.01)

1,734

(7.78)

48.07

60-69

26

(23.85)

3,481

(15.62)

54.87

50-59

24

(22.02)

4,104

(18.42)

47.35

40-49

11

(10.09)

2,968

(13.32)

35.38

30-39

11

(10.09)

2,738

(12.29)

38.86

20-29

17

(15.60)

4,584

(20.57)

67.35

10-19

3

(2.75)

1,236

(5.55)

25.02

0-9

2

(1.83)

532

(2.39)

12.82

* Total (cumulative) number of cases reported since January 2020 by sex and age / Population by sex and age (based on resident registration data of the Ministry of the Interior as of January 2020)


Deaths by gender and age group

 

New deaths

(%)

Total deaths

(%)

Case fatality rate (%)

Total

5

(100)

363

(100)

1.63

Sex

Male

3

(60.00)

190

(52.34)

1.87

Female

2

(40.00)

173

(47.66)

1.43

Age

80 or above

2

(40.00)

185

(50.96)

20.37

70-79

3

(60.00)

113

(31.13)

6.52

60-69

0

-

42

(11.57)

1.21

50-59

0

-

17

(4.68)

0.41

40-49

0

-

4

(1.10)

0.13

30-39

0

-

2

(0.55)

0.07

20-29

0

-

0

-

-

10-19

0

-

0

-

-

0-9

0

-

0

-

-

* Case fatality rate (CFR) = Number of deaths / Number of confirmed cases x 100


IMPORTED CONFIRMED CASES

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NEW CASES (LAST 2 WEEKS) BY CHAIN OF TRANSMISSION

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