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161 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-02-24 11:36
  • Update2020-02-24 11:42
  • DivisionDivision of Risk Assessment and International Cooperation
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The Updates of COVID-19 in Republic of Korea

As of 24 February, 2020


 

As of 09:00, 24 February, 2020, 161 additional cases are confirmed, compared to yesterday afternoon (16:00, 23 February).


Period

(since 3 January)

Total

Confirmed cases

Suspected cases

Sub

total

discharged

isolated

Deceased

Sub

total

being tested

tested negative

As of 16:00, 23 Feb.

26,179

602

18

579

5

25,577

8,057

17,520

As of 9:00, 24 Feb.

28,615

763

18

738

7

27,852

8,725

19,127

Differences

+2,436

+161

0

+159

+2 *

+2,275

+668

+1,607

 

* Two cases(#55 and #286) passed away on 23 February, and the cause of death is currently being investigated. 55th case is a Korean male born in 1961 and 286th case is a Korean male born in 1958. Both of the deceased belong to Cheongdo Daenam Hospital cluster.

 

 

The 161 newly confirmed cases are classified into the clusters as follows.


Place

City

Province

Total

Seoul

Daegu

Gwang-ju

Busan

Gyeong-buk

Gyeong-nam

Gyeonggi

Sub-total

3

131

1

2

11

3

10

161

Shincheonji

(Religious sect)

 

115

1

 

8

2

3

129

Others

(Inc. under investigation)

3

16

 

2

3

1

7

32

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


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