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332 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-22 14:23
  • Update2020-08-22 14:23
  • DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea

22 August, 2020

 


As of 0:00, 22 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 17,002 (including 2,716 imported cases), of which 14,169 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 315 new local cases, 17 new imported cases, and 0 new death.


Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 22 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

315

127

3

9

21

9

4

1

1

Cumulative

14,286

2,373

213

6,906

406

222

168

41

50

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

91

16

2

6

4

7

4

8

2

Cumulative

1,924

95

73**

203

40

35

1,397

127**

13

 


Imported cases, as of 0:00, 22 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

17

0

11

0

3

3

0

4

13

5

12

Total

2,716***

19

1,239***

543

842

68

5

1,314

1,402***

1,747***

969***

(0.7%)

(45.6%)

(20.0%)

(31.0%)

(2.5%)

(0.2%)

(48.4%)

(51.6%)

(64.3%)

(35.7%)

Asia excluding China: Philippines 1, India 4, Japan 2, Qatar 1 / Africa: Egypt 1, Senegal 1, Ethiopia 1 / America: US 3


Case status, as of 0:00, 22 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

21 August (Fri)

14,120

2,241

18

309

As of 0:00

22 August (Sat)

14,169

2,524

25

309

Difference

(+)49

(+)283

(+)7

-



Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 22 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

21 August (Fri)

1,754,123

16,670

14,120

2,241

309

38,045

1,699,408

As of 0:00

22 August (Sat)

1,775,800

17,002

14,169

2,524

309

42,427

1,716,371

Difference

+21,677

+332

+49

+283

0

+4,382

+16,963

 

* 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, 22 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

127

1

2,749

(16.17)

28.24

Busan

3

0

257

(1.51)

7.53

Daegu

9

0

6,972

(41.01)

286.15

Incheon

21

1

491

(2.89)

16.61

Gwangju

9

2

262

(1.54)

17.99

Daejeon

4

1

190

(1.12)

12.89

Ulsan

1

2

72

(0.42)

6.28

Sejong

1

0

57

(0.34)

16.65

Gyeonggi

91

4

2,402

(14.13)

18.13

Gangwon

16

0

120

(0.71)

7.79

Chungbuk

2

0

95

(0.56)

5.94

Chungnam

6

1

244

(1.44)

11.50

Jeonbuk

4

0

67

(0.39)

3.69

Jeonnam

7

0

60

(0.35)

3.22

Gyeongbuk

4

0

1,435

(8.44)

53.90

Gyeongnam

8

1

187

(1.10)

5.56

Jeju

2

0

28

(0.16)

4.17

Border

Screening

0

4

1,314

(7.73)

-

Total

315

17

17,002

(100)

32.79

 

* 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

332

(100)

17,002

(100)

32.79

Sex

Male

145

(43.67)

7,677

(45.15)

29.68

Female

187

(56.33)

9,325

(54.85)

35.89

Age

80 or above

3

(0.90)

654

(3.85)

34.44

70-79

34

(10.24)

1,177

(6.92)

32.63

60-69

56

(16.87)

2,398

(14.10)

37.80

50-59

66

(19.88)

3,057

(17.98)

35.27

40-49

48

(14.46)

2,281

(13.42)

27.19

30-39

40

(12.05)

2,151

(12.65)

30.53

20-29

55

(16.57)

3,976

(23.39)

58.42

10-19

19

(5.72)

980

(5.76)

19.84

0-9

11

(3.31)

328

(1.93)

7.91

* 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

-

309

(100)

1.82

Sex

Male

0

-

163

(52.75)

2.12

Female

0

-

146

(47.25)

1.57

Age

80 or above

0

-

153

(49.51)

23.39

70-79

0

-

93

(30.10)

7.90

60-69

0

-

41

(13.27)

1.71

50-59

0

-

16

(5.18)

0.52

40-49

0

-

4

(1.29)

0.18

30-39

0

-

2

(0.65)

0.09

20-29

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

10-19

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

0-9

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00


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