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246 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-18 14:35
  • Update2020-08-18 14:45
  • Division Division of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


18 August 2020



□  As of 0:00, 18 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 15,761 (including 2,662 imported cases), of which 13,943 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 235 new local cases, 11 new imported cases, and 1 new death.


 

[ Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 18 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

235

131

7

6

18

3

0

2

0

Cumulative

13,099

1,836

178

6,889

350

203

150

39

45

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

52

2

1

4

6

0

3

0

0

Cumulative

1,556

60

67

179

25

18

1,379

114

11

 

[ Imported cases, as of 0:00, 18 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

11

0

3

2

3

3

0

6

5

6

5

Total

2,662

19

1,210

537

827

64

5

1,303

1,359

1,729

933

(0.7%)

(45.4%)

(20.2%)

(31.1%)

(2.4%)

(0.2%)

(48.9%)

(51.1%)

(65.0%)

(35.0%)

Asia excluding China: Kazakhstan 1 (1), Pakistan 1 (1), Philippines 1 / Europe: France 2 (1) / America: Chile 1, Mexico 1, US 1, / Africa: Ethiopia 1, Gabon 1 (1), Guinea 1 (1) Non-Korean national cases are in the parenthesis ().

 

 

[ Case management status, as of 0:00, 17 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

17 August (Mon)

13,917

1,293

13

305

As of 0:00

18 August (Tue)

13,934

1,521

9

306

Difference

(+)17

(+)228

(-)4

(+)1

 

* Based on case data reported to the KCDC

Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations

 


[ Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 18 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

17 August (Mon)

1,688,470

15,515

13,917

1,293

305

22,964

1,649,991

As of 0:00

18 August (Tue)

1,697,042

15,761

13,934

1,521

306

25,219

1,656,062

Difference

+8,572

+246

+17

+228

+1

+2,255

+6,071

 

* 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, 18 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

131

1

2,209

(14.02)

22.69

Busan

7

0

222

(1.41)

6.51

Daegu

6

0

6,954

(44.12)

285.41

Incheon

18

0

433

(2.75)

14.65

Gwangju

3

1

239

(1.52)

16.41

Daejeon

0

0

170

(1.08)

11.53

Ulsan

2

1

68

(0.43)

5.93

Sejong

0

0

50

(0.32)

14.61

Gyeonggi

52

0

2,020

(12.82)

15.24

Gangwon

2

0

84

(0.53)

5.45

Chungbuk

1

0

87

(0.55)

5.44

Chungnam

4

1

216

(1.37)

10.18

Jeonbuk

6

1

51

(0.32)

2.81

Jeonnam

0

0

42

(0.27)

2.25

Gyeongbuk

3

0

1,417

(8.99)

53.22

Gyeongnam

0

0

170

(1.08)

5.06

Jeju

0

0

26

(0.16)

3.88

Border

Screening

0

6

1,303

(8.27)

-

Total

235

11

15,761

(100)

30.40

 

 

* 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

246

(100)

15,761

(100)

30.40

Sex

Male

90

(36.59)

7,142

(45.31)

27.61

Female

156

(63.41)

8,619

(54.69)

33.17

Age

80 or above

2

(0.81)

627

(3.98)

33.01

70-79

22

(8.94)

1,050

(6.66)

29.11

60-69

66

(26.83)

2,148**

(13.63)

33.86

50-59

62

(25.20)

2,817**

(17.87)

32.50

40-49

27

(10.98)

2,120

(13.45)

25.27

30-39

27

(10.98)

2,004

(12.71)

28.45

20-29

17

(6.91)

3,820

(24.24)

56.12

10-19

18

(7.32)

890

(5.65)

18.01

0-9

5

(2.03)

285

(1.81)

6.87

* 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

1

(100)

306

(100)

1.94

Sex

Male

1

(100)

163

(53.27)

2.28

Female

0


143

(46.73)

1.66

Age

80 or above

0

-

152

(49.67)

24.24

70-79

1

(100)

91

(29.74)

8.67

60-69

0

-

41

(13.40)

1.91

50-59

0

-

16

(5.23)

0.57

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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