297 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-19 13:24
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


19 August 2020



As of 0:00, 19 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 16,058 (including 2,676 imported cases), of which 14,006 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 283 new local cases, 14 new imported cases, and 0 new death.


 

Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 19 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

283

150

9

2

8

4

0

0

1

Cumulative

13,382

1,986

187

6,891

358

207

150

39

46

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

94

5

1

3

1

2

3

0

0

Cumulative

1,650

65

68

182

26

20

1,382

114

11

 



Imported cases, as of 0:00, 19 August (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

14

0

8

2

4

0

0

2

12

2

12

Total

2,676

19

1,218

539

831

64

5

1,305

1,371

1,731

945

(0.7%)

(45.5%)

(20.1%)

(31.1%)

(2.4%)

(0.2%)

(48.8%)

(51.2%)

(64.7%)

(35.3%)

Asia excluding China: Kazakhstan 3, Uzbekistan 1, Philippines 1, Indonesia 1, UAE 1, Russia 1
Europe: Russia 1 / Europe: France 1, Span 1 / America: US 4

 



 

Case status, as of 0:00, 19 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

18 August (Tues)

13,934

1,521

9

306

As of 0:00

19 August (Wed)

14,006

1,746

12

306

Difference

(+)72

(+)225

(+)3

-





 

Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 19 August (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

18 August (Tues)

1,697,042

15,761

13,934

1,521

306

25,219

1,656,062

As of 0:00

19 August (Wed)

1,715,064

16,058

14,006

1,746

306

31,022

1,667,984

Difference

+18,022

+297

+72

+225

0

+5,803

+11,922

 

* Based on case data reported to the KCDC

Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations



Regional distribution of cases, as of 0:00, 19 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

150

1

2,360

(14.70)

24.25

Busan

9

0

231

(1.44)

6.77

Daegu

2

0

6,956

(43.32)

285.49

Incheon

8

0

441

(2.75)

14.92

Gwangju

4

2

245

(1.53)

16.82

Daejeon

0

0

170

(1.06)

11.53

Ulsan

0

0

68

(0.42)

5.93

Sejong

1

1

52

(0.32)

15.19

Gyeonggi

94

5

2,119

(13.20)

15.99

Gangwon

5

1

90

(0.56)

5.84

Chungbuk

1

1

89

(0.55)

5.56

Chungnam

3

0

219

(1.36)

10.32

Jeonbuk

1

0

52

(0.32)

2.86

Jeonnam

2

0

44

(0.27)

2.36

Gyeongbuk

3

0

1,420

(8.84)

53.33

Gyeongnam

0

1

171

(1.06)

5.09

Jeju

0

0

26

(0.16)

3.88

Border

Screening

0

2

1,305

(8.13)

-

Total

283

14

16,058

(100)

30.97

 

 

* 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

 

 

 


 

Confirmed cases by gender and age group

 

New cases

(%)

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Total

297

(100)

16,058

(100)

30.97

Sex

Male

109

(36.70)

7,251

(45.16)

28.04

Female

188

(63.30)

8,807

(54.84)

33.89

Age

80 or above

7

(2.36)

634

(3.95)

33.38

70-79

29

(9.76)

1,079

(6.72)

29.91

60-69

72

(24.24)

2,220

(13.82)

34.99

50-59

58

(19.53)

2,875

(17.90)

33.17

40-49

39

(13.13)

2,159

(13.45)

25.74

30-39

32

(10.77)

2,036

(12.68)

28.90

20-29

29

(9.76)

3,849

(23.97)

56.55

10-19

17

(5.72)

907

(5.65)

18.36

0-9

14

(4.71)

299

(1.86)

7.21

* 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

0

-

306

(100)

1.91

Sex

Male

0

-

163

(53.27)

2.25

Female

0

-

143

(46.73)

1.62

Age

80 or above

0

-

152

(49.67)

23.97

70-79

0

-

91

(29.74)

8.43

60-69

0

-

41

(13.40)

1.85

50-59

0

-

16

(5.23)

0.56

40-49

0

-

4

(1.31)

0.19

30-39

0

-

2

(0.65)

0.10

20-29

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

10-19

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

0-9

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

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




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