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266 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-24 11:16
  • Update2020-08-24 11:16
  • DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea
24 August 2020


 

As of 0:00, 24 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 17,665 (including 2,734 imported cases), of which 14,219 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 258 new local cases, 8 new imported cases, and 0 new death.


[ Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 24 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

258

97

3

0

20

1

10

1

1

Cumulative

14,931

2,608

218

6,912

458

238

193

45

51

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

84

6

10

7

4

7

6

1

0

Cumulative

2,132

116

86

220

44

56

1,405

136

13

 


[ Imported cases, as of 0:00, 24 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

8

0

5

2

1

0

0

4

4

3

5

Total

2,734

19

1,253

546

843

68

5

1,322

1,412

1,754

980

(0.7%)

(45.8%)

(20.0%)

(30.8%)

(2.5%)

(0.2%)

(48.4%)

(51.6%)

(64.2%)

(35.8%)

Asia excluding China: Russia 3, Bangladesh 1, India 1 / Europe: Ukraina 2 / Americas : US 1



[ Case management status, as of 0:00, 24 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

23 August (Sun)

14,200

2,890

30

309

As of 0:00

24 August (Mon)

14,219

3,137

32

309

Difference

(+)19

(+)247

(+)2

-

* 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, 24 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

23 August (Sun)

1,791,186

17,399

14,200

2,890

309

47,564

1,726,223

As of 0:00

24 August (Mon)

1,804,422

17,665

14,219

3,137

309

47,995

1,738,762

Difference

13,236

266

19

247

0

431

12,539

 

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

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

97

0

2,986

(16.90)

30.68

Busan

3

0

262

(1.48)

7.68

Daegu

0

0

6,978

(39.50)

286.40

Incheon

20

0

543

(3.07)

18.37

Gwangju

1

0

280

(1.59)

19.22

Daejeon

10

0

215

(1.22)

14.58

Ulsan

1

0

76

(0.43)

6.63

Sejong

1

2

60

(0.34)

17.53

Gyeonggi

84

1

2,612

(14.79)

19.71

Gangwon

6

0

141

(0.80)

9.15

Chungbuk

10

0

108

(0.61)

6.75

Chungnam

7

1

262

(1.48)

12.34

Jeonbuk

4

0

71

(0.40)

3.91

Jeonnam

7

0

81

(0.46)

4.34

Gyeongbuk

6

0

1,443

(8.17)

54.20

Gyeongnam

1

0

197

(1.12)

5.86

Jeju

0

0

28

(0.16)

4.17

Border

Screening

0

4

1,322

(7.48)

-

Total

258

8

17,665

(100)

34.07

 

 

* 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

266

(100)

17,665

(100)

34.07

Sex

Male

118

(44.36)

7,952

(45.02)

30.75

Female

148

(55.64)

9,713

(54.98)

37.38

Age

80 or above

16

(6.02)

684

(3.87)

36.01

70-79

24

(9.02)

1,228

(6.95)

34.04

60-69

52

(19.55)

2,537

(14.36)

39.99

50-59

48

(18.05)

3,187

(18.04)

36.77

40-49

39

(14.66)

2,382

(13.48)

28.39

30-39

35

(13.16)

2,226

(12.60)

31.60

20-29

30

(11.28)

4,040

(22.87)

59.36

10-19

13

(4.89)

1,028

(5.82)

20.81

0-9

9

(3.38)

353

(2.00)

8.51

* 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)

1.75

Sex

Male

0

-

163

(52.75)

2.05

Female

0

-

146

(47.25)

1.50

Age

80 or above

0

-

153

(49.51)

22.37

70-79

0

-

93

(30.10)

7.57

60-69

0

-

41

(13.27)

1.62

50-59

0

-

16

(5.18)

0.50

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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