Go to main contents Go to main menus

사용자별 맞춤메뉴

자주찾는 메뉴

추가하기
닫기

News Room

contents area

detail content area

288 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-20 15:17
  • Update2020-08-20 15:17
  • Division Division of Risk assessment and International cooperation
  • Tel043-719-7556
  • 1,268

Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


20  August  2020



As of 0:00, 20 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 16,346 (including 2,688 imported cases), of which 14,063 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 276 new local cases, 12 new imported cases, and 1 new death.


 

Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 20 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

276

135

15

2

10

1

8

0

0

Cumulative

13,658

2,121

202

6,893

368

208

158

39

46

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

81

5

1

4

5

2

5

2

0

Cumulative

1,731

70

69

186

31

22

1,387

116

11



 

Imported cases, as of 0:00, 20 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

12

0

3

4

5

0

0

2

10

5

7

Total

2,688

19

1,221

543

836

64

5

1,307

1,381

1,736

952

(0.7%)

(45.4%)

(20.2%)

(31.1%)

(2.4%)

(0.2%)

(48.6%)

(51.4%)

(64.6%)

(35.4%)

Asia excluding China: Kazakhstan 2, Philippines 1
Europe: Ukraine 2, Moldova 1, Czechia 1 / America: US 3, Canada 1, Brazil 1



 

 

Case status, as of 0:00, 20 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

19 August (Wed)

14,006

1,746

12

306

As of 0:00

20 August (Thu)

14,063

1,976

12

307

Difference

(+)57

(+)230

-

(+)1

 




Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 20 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

19 August (Wed)

1,715,064

16,058

14,006

1,746

306

31,022

1,667,984

As of 0:00

20 August (Thu)

1,734,083

16,346

14,063

1,976

307

34,998

1,682,739

Difference

+19,019

+288

+57

+230

+1

+3,976

+14,755

 

  * Based on case data reported to the KCDC

**Testing in progress includes number of completed tests with negative results that are being recorded with delays

Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations




Regional distribution of cases, as of 0:00, 20 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

135

0

2,495

(15.26)

25.63

Busan

15

0

246

(1.50)

7.21

Daegu

2

1

6,959

(42.57)

285.62

Incheon

10

0

451

(2.76)

15.26

Gwangju

1

0

246

(1.50)

16.89

Daejeon

8

0

178

(1.09)

12.07

Ulsan

0

0

68

(0.42)

5.93

Sejong

0

1

53

(0.32)

15.48

Gyeonggi

81

4

2,204

(13.48)

16.63

Gangwon

5

0

95

(0.58)

6.17

Chungbuk

1

0

90

(0.55)

5.63

Chungnam

4

1

224

(1.37)

10.55

Jeonbuk

5

1

58

(0.35)

3.19

Jeonnam

2

1

47

(0.29)

2.52

Gyeongbuk

5

0

1,425

(8.72)

53.52

Gyeongnam

2

1

174

(1.06)

5.18

Jeju

0

0

26

(0.16)

3.88

Border

Screening

0

2

1,307

(8.00)

-

Total

276

12

16,346

(100)

31.53

 

 

* 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

288

(100)

16,346

(100)

31.53

Sex

Male

134

(46.53)

7,384

(45.17)

28.55

Female

154

(53.47)

8,962

(54.83)

34.49

Age

80 or above

11

(3.82)

645

(3.95)

33.96

70-79

30

(10.42)

1,109

(6.78)

30.74

60-69

47

(16.32)

2,268

(13.87)

35.75

50-59

55

(19.10)

2,930

(17.92)

33.81

40-49

32

(11.11)

2,191

(13.40)

26.12

30-39

35

(12.15)

2,071

(12.67)

29.40

20-29

31

(10.76)

3,879

(23.73)

56.99

10-19

35

(12.15)

942

(5.76)

19.07

0-9

12

(4.17)

311

(1.90)

7.50

* 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)

307

(100)

1.88

Sex

Male

0

-

163

(53.09)

2.21

Female

1

(100)

144

(46.91)

1.61

Age

80 or above

1

(100)

153

(49.84)

23.72

70-79

0

-

91

(29.64)

8.21

60-69

0

-

41

(13.36)

1.81

50-59

0

-

16

(5.21)

0.55

40-49

0

-

4

(1.30)

0.18

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


This public work may be used under the terms of the public interest source + commercial use prohibition + nonrepudiation conditions This public work may be used under the terms of the public interest source + commercial use prohibition + nonrepudiation conditions
TOP