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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 11 April
  • Date2020-04-11 17:15
  • Update2020-04-11 17:19
  • DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


11 April 2020



 

As of 0:00, 11 April 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 10,480 (including 886 imported cases), of which 7,243 cases have been discharged from isolation. Newly confirmed cases are 30 in total.


 

[Table 1. Total confirmed and suspected cases]


Period

(since 3 Jan)

Total

Tested positive (PCR)

Being tested

Tested negative

Confirmed

Discharged

Isolated

Deceased

As of 0:00

10 April (Fri)

503,051

10,450

7,117

3,125

208

15,298

477,303

As of 0:00

11 April (Sat)

510,479

10,480

7,243

3,026

211

14,070

485,929

Difference

(+)7,428

(+)30

(+)126

(-)99

(+)3

(-)1,228

(+)8,626


 

[Table 2. Imported cases in Korea (as of 0:00, 11 April 2020)]


 

Total

Region/Country

Where confirmed

Nationality

China

Asia ex-China

Europe

America

Africa

Airport

Community

Korean

Other

New

12

0

1

3

8

0

6

6

10

2

Total

886

16

96

414

357

3

358

528

813

73

(1.8%)

(10.8%)

(46.7%)

(40.3%)

(0.3%)

(40.4%)

(59.6%)

(91.8%)

(8.2%)

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

 

Epidemiological links have been found for 81.7% of the total cases; 9.8% are either under investigation or sporadic cases. More details on the epidemiological links within each province or city are shown in Table 2.

 

From the Second Mi-Ju hospital in Daegu City, 4 additional cases have been confirmed from testing all 144 patients and staffs under cohort isolation. In total, 190 cases(patients = 176; staffs = 14) have been confirmed since 26 March.

 

From Euijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital in Gyeonggi Province, 7 additional cases have been confirmed from during self-quarantine. In total, 59 cases (patients = 21; staffs = 16; family/contacts = 22) have been confirmed since 29 March.

 

From Gyeongbuk Province, during the epidemiological investigation 3 additional cases have been confirmed. In total, 8 cases have been confirmed since 9 April. (The figures on Table 2 are based on cases reported to KCDC before 0:00 of 11 April and may differ from above).

 

As the number of confirmed cases decrease, KCDC urged each medical institutions to actively test for suspected COVID-19 cases in efforts to detect the “silent spread.”

KCDC stressed once again that all suspected COVID-19 tests reported to KCDC by the local health centers will be covered by national health insurance and other sources.


KCDC asked for continued participation in the Enhanced Social Distancing campaign which has been extended to 19 April, especially this upcoming weekend. KCDC is advising people to refrain from activities that make it easy to come in close contact with other people in an enclosed space and to maintain good personal hygiene including washing hands and covering coughs/sneezes.

 

Also, KCDC asked citizens who will be voting today to stickly comply to the quarantine guidelines at the polling stations as provided below.



 

 

Call to actions for 15 April 2020 General Election voters

 

 

Do not bring young children to the polling station if possible.

Before going to the polling station, wash your hands thoroughly with soap under running water for at least 30 seconds.

 

Wear a face mask when you go to the polling station.

 

Before entering into the polling station, get checked for fever, disinfect your hands, and wear disposable gloves.

Keep a distance of at least 1 meter between yourself and other voters.

Refrain from all non-essential conversations in or around polling station.

If you have fever or respiratory symptoms, go to a separate, temporary location to cast your vote and then visit a public health center.

When you return home, wash your hands thoroughly with soap under running water for at least 30 seconds.

 

Call to actions for all citizens

 

Cancel or postpone all non-essential gatherings, dining out, social events, and travel plans.

* There have been numerous reported transmissions abroad by dining together. All meetings and events involving sharing a meal should especially be postponed or canceled.

 

If you have fever, cough, sore throat, muscle pain, or other respiratory symptoms, do not go to work. Stay home and take sufficient rest.

 

Stay home except to purchase necessities, to get medical care, or to go to work.

 

Avoid handshakes and other forms of physical contact. Keep 2-meter distance from others.

 

Wash your hands, cover up when you sneeze/cough, and generally maintain strict personal hygiene.

 

Disinfect and ventilate your space every day.

 

 


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



Region

Confirmed cases

Other major clusters

Total

Imported cases

Clusters

Others*

New cases

Sub-

total

Shin-

cheonji

Small clusters

Contacts of confirmed cases

Imported cases

Seoul

599

222

349

8

258

18

65

28

4

Guro-gu call center (98), Dong-an Church-PC Cafe (20), Manmin Central Church (40), etc.

Busan

126

15

81

12

50

18

1

30

0

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

Daegu

6,814

13

6,085

4,508

651

922

4

716

7

Second Mi-Ju Hospital (190), Hansarang Convalescent Hospital (126), Daesil Convalescent Hospital (98), Fatima Hospital (35), etc.

Incheon

85

34

47

2

34

5

6

4

0

Guro-gu call center (20), etc.

Gwangju

27

11

16

9

0

1

6

0

0

 

Daejeon

39

9

21

2

11

8

0

9

0

Korea Forest Engineer Institute (3), etc.

Ulsan

41

10

24

16

1

4

3

7

1

 

Sejong

46

3

42

1

38

3

0

1

0

Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (30), gym facilities (8)

Gyeonggi

624

140

439

29

302

58

50

45

9

Grace River Church in Seongnam (72), Guro-gu call center-Bucheon SaengMyeongSu Church (48), Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (41), etc.

Gangwon

49

12

30

17

13

0

0

7

0

Apartments in Wonju City (3), Euijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (8), etc.

Chung-
buk

45

5

32

6

18

6

2

8

0

Goesan-gun Jangyeon-myeon (11)

Chung-
nam

138

9

120

0

118

1

1

9

0

Gym facilities in Cheonan (103), research center in Seosan (9), etc.

Jeonbuk

17

8

4

1

3

0

0

5

0

 

Jeonnam

15

7

7

1

3

2

1

1

0

Manmin Central Church (2)

Gyeong-
buk

1,330

9

1,185

566

427

191

1

136

3

Cheongdo Daenam Hospital (120), Bonghwa Pureun Nursing Home (68), pilgrimage to Israel (49), Gyeongsan Seo Convalescent Hospital (65), etc.

Gyeong-
nam

115

14

84

32

45

6

1

17

0

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

Jeju

12

7

1

0

0

0

1

4

0

 

Airport

358

358

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

 

Total

10,480

886

8,567

5,210

1,972

1,243

142

1,027

30

 

(8.5)

(81.7)

(49.7)

(18.8)

(11.9)

(1.4)

(9.8)

* Not classified into a cluster or under investigation

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



[Figure 1: Distribution of confirmed cases based on location reported]

*Refer to attachment


 

 

[Table 4: Age distribution of severe cases]


 

Confirmed Cases

(%)

Deaths

(%)

Fatality rate (%)

Total

10,480

(100)

211

(100)

2.01

Sex

Male

4,215

(40.22)

111

(52.61)

2.63

Female

6,265

(59.78)

100

(47.39)

1.60

Age

80 and above

475

(4.53)

101

(47.87)

21.26

70-79

694

(6.62)

63

(29.86)

9.08

60-69

1,327

(12.66)

29

(13.74)

2.19

50-59

1,926

(18.38)

14

(6.64)

0.73

40-49

1,399

(13.35)

3

(1.42)

0.21

30-39

1,115

(10.64)

1

(0.47)

0.09

20-29

2,856

(27.25)

0

(0.00)

-

10-19

558

(5.32)

0

(0.00)

-

0-9

130

(1.24)

0

(0.00)

-

  

* Fatality rate = Deaths / Confirmed cases × 100

 


 

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


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