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397 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-23 14:22
  • Update2020-08-23 14:25
  • Division Division of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


23 August 2020



As of 0:00, 23 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 17,399 (including 2,726 imported cases), of which 14,200 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 387 new local cases, 10 new imported cases, and 0 new death.


 

[ Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 23 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

387

138

2

6

32

15

15

3

0

Cumulative

14,673

2,511

215

6,912

438

237

183

44

50

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

124

15

3

10

0

14

2

8

0

Cumulative

2,048

110

76

213

40

49

1,399

135

13

 


[ Imported cases, as of 0:00, 23 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

10

0

9

1

0

0

0

4

6

4

6

Total

2,726

19

1,248

544

842

68

5

1,318

1,408

1,751

975

(0.7%)

(45.8%)

(20.0%)

(30.9%)

(2.5%)

(0.2%)

(48.3%)

(51.7%)

(64.2%)

(35.8%)

Asia excluding China: Bangladesh 2, India 2, Philippines 1, Russia 1, Kazakhstan 1, Vietnam 2 / Europe: Denmark 1

 


[ Case management status, as of 0:00, 23 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

22 August (Sat)

14,169

2,524

25

309

As of 0:00

23 August (Sun)

14,200

2,890

30

309

Difference

(+)31

(+)366

(+)5

-

 

* 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, 23 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

22 August (Sat)

1,775,800

17,002

14,169

2,524

309

42,427

1,716,371

As of 0:00

23 August (Sun)

1,791,186

17,399

14,200

2,890

309

47,564

1,726,223

Difference

15,386

397

31

366

0

5,137

9,852

 

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

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

138

2

2,889

(16.60)

29.68

Busan

2

0

259

(1.49)

7.59

Daegu

6

0

6,978

(40.11)

286.40

Incheon

32

0

523

(3.01)

17.69

Gwangju

15

2

279

(1.60)

19.15

Daejeon

15

0

205

(1.18)

13.91

Ulsan

3

0

75

(0.43)

6.54

Sejong

0

0

57

(0.33)

16.65

Gyeonggi

124

1

2,527

(14.52)

19.07

Gangwon

15

0

135

(0.78)

8.76

Chungbuk

3

0

98

(0.56)

6.13

Chungnam

10

0

254

(1.46)

11.97

Jeonbuk

0

0

67

(0.39)

3.69

Jeonnam

14

0

74

(0.43)

3.97

Gyeongbuk

2

0

1,437

(8.26)

53.97

Gyeongnam

8

1

196

(1.13)

5.83

Jeju

0

0

28

(0.16)

4.17

Border

Screening

0

4

1,318

(7.58)

-

Total

387

10

17,399

(100)

33.56

 

 

* 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

397

(100)

17,399

(100)

33.56

Sex

Male

157

(39.55)

7,834

(45.03)

30.29

Female

240

(60.45)

9,565

(54.97)

36.81

Age

80 or above

14

(3.53)

668

(3.84)

35.17

70-79

27

(6.80)

1,204

(6.92)

33.38

60-69

87

(21.91)

2,485

(14.28)

39.17

50-59

82

(20.65)

3,139

(18.04)

36.22

40-49

62

(15.62)

2,343

(13.47)

27.93

30-39

40

(10.08)

2,191

(12.59)

31.10

20-29

34

(8.56)

4,010

(23.05)

58.92

10-19

35

(8.82)

1,015

(5.83)

20.54

0-9

16

(4.03)

344

(1.98)

8.29

* 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)

1.78

Sex

Male

0

-

163

(52.75)

2.08

Female

0

-

146

(47.25)

1.53

Age

80 or above

0

-

153

(49.51)

22.90

70-79

0

-

93

(30.10)

7.72

60-69

0

-

41

(13.27)

1.65

50-59

0

-

16

(5.18)

0.51

40-49

0

-

4

(1.29)

0.17

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

 

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


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