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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 10 June
  • Date2020-06-10 18:06
  • Update2020-06-10 18:06
  • Division Division of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


10 June 2020



As of 0:00, 10 June 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 11,902 (including 1,307 imported cases), of which 10,611 cases have been discharged from isolation. Newly confirmed cases are 50 in total.


[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

9 June (Tues)

1,035,997

11,852

10,589

989

274

27,459

996,686

As of 0:00

10 June (Wed)

1,051,972

11,902

10,611

1,015

276

26,223

1,013,847

Difference

(+)15,975

(+)50

(+)22

(+)26

(+)2

(-)1,236

(+)17,161

 

[Table 2. Imported cases in Korea (as of 0:00, 10 June 2020)]

 

Total

Region/Country

Where confirmed

Nationality

China

Asia ex-China

Europe

Americas

Africa

Australia

Point of Entry

Community

Korean

Other

New

7

0

5

0

2

0

0

6

1

1

6

Total

1,307

19

246

476

557

8

1

556

751

1,133

174

(1.5%)

(18.8%)

(36.4%)

(42.6%)

(0.6%)

(0.1%)

(42.5%)

(57.5%)

(86.7%)

(13.3%)

 

Of the 50 new cases, 7 were imported cases and 43 were locally transmitted cases.

  - Of the 7 imported cases, 2 are from America, 3 from Pakistan, 2 from the Philippines.

 

Related to the Coupang logistics center cluster in Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi Province, 5 additional cases (contacts) were confirmed while under quarantine. In total, 144* cases have been confirmed.

   * 83 workers of the logistics center; 61 contacts / Gyeonggi=66, Incheon=55, Seoul=23

 

Related to the newly planted churches in the Seoul Metropolitan Region, 4 additional cases were confirmed. In total, 92* cases have been confirmed.

   *Related to church = 32; Contacts = 60 / Incheon = 47; Seoul = 28; Gyeonggi = 17

 

Related to Richway in Gwangak-gu, Seoul, 93* cases have been confirmed in total to date. Epidemiological investigation revealed that a case confirmed on 7 June related to SJ Investment call center had come in contact with a case related to Richway. The 8 cases related to SJ Investment call center have been reclassified and are now included in the Richway cluster.

   *Visitors = 36; Contacts = 57 / Seoul = 56; Gyeonggi = 24; Incheon = 9; Chungnam = 2; Gangwon = 2

 

Related to the sport facility in Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, 3 additional cases were confirmed. In total, 54* cases have been confirmed.

   *Related to the table tennis facility = 28 Related to Big Tree Church = 26

 

Related to the Incheon Gyeyang-gu family, 1 additional case was confirmed. The new case was under cohort isolation at Juan Happy Town (a nursing home) in Nam-gu, Incheon where a confirmed case related to this cluster had worked. In total, 16* cases have been confirmed.

   *Members of the family = 5; Real estate business partners/family = 2; Yeongdengpo-gu Yonsei Naro Academy students = 2; Contacts = 7

 

5 cases have been confirmed at Defense Security Support Command in Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi Province. Investigation on chains of transmission and testing of contacts are underway.

 

Recently, COVID-19 transmissions are occurring through various venues such as religious small group meetings, club meetings, and door-to-door sales group meetings in Seoul Metropolitan Region (Seoul and nearby areas) with high population density and foot traffic. If the transmission continues and occurs at a highly crowded and confined space with a large number of people, a massive outbreak may occur at any time.

 

  - Recently, there has been a sharp increase in the proportion of the elderly confirmed cases. Among recent cases (31 May

 

Date

Ages 18 or below

Ages 19-39

Ages 40-64

Ages 65 or above

TOTAL

5.3~9.

2

39

16

3

60

(3.3%)

(65.0%)

(26.7%)

(5.0%)

(100.0%)

5.10~16.

27

131

31

8

197

(13.7%)

(66.5%)

(15.7%)

(4.1%)

(100.0%)

5.17~23.

15

63

43

7

128

(11.7%)

(49.2%)

(33.6%)

(5.5%)

(100.0%)

5.24~30.

27

110

114

25

276

(9.8%)

(39.9%)

(41.3%)

(9.1%)

(100.0%)

5.31.~6.6.

15

65

124

74

278

(5.4%)

(23.4%)

(44.6%)

(26.6%)

(100.0%)

 

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  - With the rise of elderly confirmed cases, the proportion of severe patients among confirmed cases have also increased recently (since May), including 3 deaths.

  * 3 deaths: 1 related to biblical language study society, 1 related to Coupang logistics center, 1 related to Happy Care Home

  * 6 very severe (critical) cases: 3 related to SMR newly planted churches group, 1 related to biblical language study society, 1 related to Coupang logistics center, 1 related to Happy Care Home

  * 9 severe cases: 3 related to Coupang logistics center, 1 related to SMR newly planted churches group, 1 related to Yongin-si brothers, 1 related to Richway, 3 cases with chain of transmission under investigation

  - KCDC requests elderly people who are 65 years old or older to avoid any gathering that takes place in a poorly ventilated, enclosed space.

 

  - If such an occasion is unavoidable, sharing meals and singing should be avoided. Masks should be worn and frequent hand washing or sanitizing should be practiced.

 

  - KCDC advises elderly people take good care of any chronic medical conditions they have. They are encouraged to utilize various means of consulting with healthcare professional regularly, including over-the-phone consultations. When visiting a clinic or hospital, a facemask should be worn.

 

  - Regular exercise is also important, including light home exercises and stretching as well as taking a walk regularly in places and times with less foot traffic outside.

 

  - Since COVID-19 outbreak can occur from any venue under crowded, confined, and close-contact environment, residents of the Seoul Metropolitan Region are advised to postpone social plans and gatherings including club meetings and religious gatherings or use non-face-to-face alternatives and avoid using public venues such as restaurants and bars.

 

 ○ In particular, elderly people who are 65 years old or older are requested to avoid any enclosed space that is poorly ventilated where a large number of people can gather together.

 

  - If such an occasion is unavoidable, sharing meals and singing should be avoided. Masks should be worn and frequent hand washing or sanitizing should be practiced.




[Table 4: 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 clusters

Contacts of confirmed cases

Imported cases

Seoul

1,027

283

685

8

587

21

69

59

12

Nightclubs (136), Guro-gu call center (99), Richway (49), Manmin Central Church (41), Yangcheon table tennis club (32), Dong-an Church-PC Cafe (28), SMR newly planted churches group (28), KB Life Insurance PM Service Agency (12), Coupang (21), biblical language study meeting (6), KCCC (5), etc.

Busan

147

29

88

12

57

18

1

30

0

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

Daegu

6,888

29

6,118

4,511

686

917

4

741

0

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

Incheon

294

49

237

2

222

6

7

8

8

Nightclubs (54), Coupang (54), SMR newly planted churches group (47), Guro-gu call center (19), Richway (10), Gyeyang-gu real estate agency family (10), Jesus Malsseum Silcheon Church (5), Brothers in Yongin/Goyang (2), etc.

Gwangju

32

16

16

9

0

1

6

0

0

 

Daejeon

46

15

22

2

12

8

0

9

0

Korea Forest Engineer Institute (3), etc.

Ulsan

53

22

24

16

2

3

3

7

0

 

Sejong

47

4

42

1

38

3

0

1

0

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

Gyeonggi

976

200

718

29

573

53

63

58

21

Grace River Church in Seongnam (67), Coupang (64), Nightclubs (59), Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (50), Guro-gu call center-Bucheon SaengMyeongSu Church (50), Richway (24), Anyang-Gunpo pastors group (21), Yangcheon table tennis club (20), SMR newly planted churches group (17), biblical language study meeting (9), Happy Care Home (9), KCCC (6), etc.

Gangwon

59

16

36

17

19

0

0

7

1

Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital (10), Apartments in Wonju (4), Nightclubs (2), etc.

Chung-
buk

61

9

42

6

27

7

2

10

0

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

Chung-
nam

150

14

125

0

123

1

1

11

0

Gym facilities in Cheonan (103), research center in Seosan (8), Richway (2), etc.

Jeonbuk

21

10

6

1

5

0

0

5

0

Nightclubs (2)

Jeonnam

20

12

5

1

1

2

1

3

0

 

Gyeong-
buk

1,383

16

1,234

566

478

190

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

127

18

89

32

50

6

1

20

2

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

Jeju

15

9

2

0

1

0

1

4

0

 

Airport

556

556

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

 

Total

11,902

1,307

9,489

5,213

2,881

1,236

159

1,106

50

 

( % )

(60.0)

(13.3)

(0.0)

(6.7)

(0.0)

(6.7)

(26.7)

* 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 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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Daegu City

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Gyeongbuk Province

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[Table 5: Age distribution of severe cases]

 

5.28

5.29

5.30

5.31

6.1

6.2

6.3

6.4

6.5

6.6

6.7

6.8

6.9

6.10

Total

11

10

10

11

12

11

8

9

11

14

14

14

18

20

Severe

4

3

4

3

3

2

1

2

4

7

6

6

11

11

Very severe

7

7

6

8

9

9

7

7

7

7

8

8

7

9

Age group

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Very severe

(

%

)

Total

20

11

(

100.0

)

9

(

100.0

)

80 and above

5

1

(

9.1

)

4

(

44.4

)

70-79

5

4

(

36.4

)

1

(

11.1

)

60-69

3

2

(

18.2

)

1

(

11.1

)

50-59

6

4

(

36.4

)

2

(

22.2

)

40-49

1

0

(

0.0

)

1

(

11.1

)

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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