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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 15 April
  • Date2020-04-15 13:42
  • Update2020-04-15 14:12
  • DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International cooperation
  • Tel043-719-7556

Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea

15 April, 2020



○ As of 0:00, 15 April 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 10,591 (including 955 imported cases), of which 7,616 cases have been discharged from isolation. Newly confirmed cases are 27 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

14 April (Mon)

527,438

10,564

7,534

2,808

222

14,651

502,223

As of 0:00

15 April (Tues)

534,552

10,591

7,616

2,750

225

15,026

508,935

Difference

(+)7,114

(+)27

(+)82

(-)58

(+)3

(+)375

(+)6,712



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[Table 2. Imported cases in Korea (as of 0:00, 15 April 2020)]


 

Total

Region/Country

Where confirmed

Nationality

China

Asia ex-China

Europe

America

Africa

Airport

Community

Korean

Other

New

11

0

2

5

4

0

4

7

8

3

Total

955

16

102

429

405

3

393

562

874

81

(1.7%)

(10.7%)

(44.9%)

(42.4%)

(0.3%)

(41.2%)

(58.8%)

(91.5%)

(8.5%)




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Regional distribution of total confirmed cases:


 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

Isolated

2,750

376

17

1,182

40

7

15

8

25

Discharged

7,616

239

107

5,486

48

21

24

33

21

Deceased

225

2

3

155

0

0

0

1

0

Subtotal

10,591

617

127

6,823

88

28

39

42

46

New

(Difference)

27

5

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

 

Province

Other

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

Airport screening

Isolated

310

23

14

25

9

8

263

31

8

389

Discharged

322

27

31

114

8

7

1,035

84

5

4

Deceased

13

1

0

0

0

0

50

0

0

0

Subtotal

645

51

45

139

17

15

1,348

115

13

393

New

(Difference)

6

2

0

0

0

0

6

0

1

4

 



Case distribution and incidence rate by region:


Region

# of cases

(%)

Incidence rate (per 0.1M)

Region

# of cases

(%)

Incidence rate (per 0.1M)

Seoul

617

(5.83)

6.34

Gyeonggi

645

(6.09)

4.87

Busan

127

(1.20)

3.72

Gangwon

51

(0.48)

3.31

Daegu

6,823

(64.42)

280.03

Chungbuk

45

(0.42)

2.81

Incheon

88

(0.83)

2.98

Chungnam

139

(1.31)

6.55

Gwangju

28

(0.26)

1.92

Jeonbuk

17

(0.16)

0.94

Daejeon

39

(0.37)

2.65

Jeonnam

15

(0.14)

0.80

Ulsan

42

(0.40)

3.66

Gyeongbuk

1,348

(12.73)

50.63

Sejong

46

(0.43)

13.44

Gyeongnam

115

(1.09)

3.42

Airport Screening

393

(3.71)

-

Jeju

13

(0.12)

1.94

 

Total

10,591

(100)

20.43




[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

Small clusters

Contacts of confirmed cases

Imported cases

Seoul

617

238

356

8

262

19

67

23

5

Guro-gu call center (98), Dong-an Church-PC Cafe (20), Manmin Central Church (41), etc.

Busan

127

17

81

12

50

18

1

29

1

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

Daegu

6,823

16

6,090

4,509

655

922

4

717

1

Second Mi-Ju Hospital (193), Hansarang Convalescent Hospital (126), Daesil Convalescent Hospital (99), Fatima Hospital (36), etc.

Incheon

88

37

47

2

34

5

6

4

0

Guro-gu call center (20), etc.

Gwangju

28

11

16

9

0

1

6

1

1

 

Daejeon

39

9

21

2

11

8

0

9

0

Korea Forest Engineer Institute (3), etc.

Ulsan

42

11

24

16

1

4

3

7

0

 

Sejong

46

3

42

1

38

3

0

1

0

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

Gyeonggi

645

146

457

29

312

59

57

42

6

Grace River Church in Seongnam (72), Guro-gu call center-Bucheon SaengMyeongSu Church (48), Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (47), etc.

Gangwon

51

13

31

17

14

0

0

7

2

Apartments in Wonju City (3), Euijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (9), etc.

Chung-buk

45

5

32

6

18

6

2

8

0

Goesan-gun Jangyeon-myeon (11)

Chung-nam

139

10

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

1,348

9

1,205

566

446

192

1

134

6

Cheongdo Daenam Hospital (120), Bonghwa Pureun Nursing Home (68), pilgrimage to Israel (49), Gyeongsan Seo Convalescent Hospital (66), Yechun-gun (25) etc.

Gyeong-nam

115

14

84

32

45

6

1

17

0

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

Jeju

13

8

1

0

0

0

1

4

1

 

Airport

393

393

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

 

Total

10,591

955

8,618

5,211

2,010

1,246

151

1,018

27

 

(9.0)

(81.4)


(49.2)


(19.0)


(11.8)


(1.4)


(9.6)


* 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.




Daily case trends by region:


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Case distribution by gender and age group:


 

Confirmed Cases

(%)

Deaths

(%)

Fatality rate (%)

Total

10,591

(100)

225

(100)

2.12

Sex

Male

4,266

(40.28)

118

(52.44)

2.77

Female

6,325

(59.72)

107

(47.56)

1.69

Age

80 and above

478

(4.51)

106

(47.11)

22.18

70-79

702

(6.63)

68

(30.22)

9.69

60-69

1,339

(12.64)

33

(14.67)

2.46

50-59

1,937

(18.29)

14

(6.22)

0.72

40-49

1,408

(13.29)

3

(1.33)

0.21

30-39

1,131

(10.68)

1

(0.44)

0.09

20-29

2,895

(27.33)

0

(0.00)

-

10-19

569

(5.37)

0

(0.00)

-

0-9

132

(1.25)

0

(0.00)

-


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Incidence rate by age group (per 100,000):


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[Table 4: Age distribution of severe cases]


Age group

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Very severe

(

%

)

Total

65

23

(

100.0

)

42

(

100.0

)

80 and above

10

3

(

13.0

)

7

(

16.7

)

70-79

31

12

(

52.2

)

19

(

45.2

)

60-69

13

3

(

13.0

)

10

(

23.8

)

50-59

6

3

(

13.0

)

3

(

7.1

)

40-49

3

0

(

0.0

)

3

(

7.1

)

30-39

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

20-29

2

2

(

8.7

)

0

(

0.0

)

10-19

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

0-9

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)



[Table 5: Age distribution of reconfirmation cases]


Age group

Total

(

%

)

Total

133

(

100.0

)

80 and above

13

(

9.8

)

70-79

5

(

3.8

)

60-69

15

(

11.3

)

50-59

25

(

18.8

)

40-49

16

(

12.0

)

30-39

20

(

15.0

)

20-29

30

(

22.6

)

10-19

6

(

4.5

)

0-9

3

(

2.3

)


Weekly trend of imported cases:


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[Figure 1: New cases (for last 2 weeks) by chain of transmission]


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