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320 additional cases have been confirmed
  • Date2020-08-26 11:22
  • Update2020-08-26 11:22
  • Division Division of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea


26 August 2020



□  As of 0:00, 26 August 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 18,265 (including 2,763 imported cases), of which 14,368 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 307 new local cases, 13 new imported cases, and 2 new death.


 

[ Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 26 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

307

110

4

2

27

7

7

2

0

Cumulative

15,502

2,852

225

6,919

500

249

210

47

54

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

92

18

0

12

7

12

0

5

2

Cumulative

2,287

142

86

241

55

69

1,405

143

18

 


[ Imported cases, as of 0:00, 26 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

13

0

7

0

3

3

0

3

10

7

6

Total

2,763

19

1,266

548

854

71

5

1,328

1,435

1,764

999

(0.7%)

(45.8%)

(19.8%)

(30.9%)

(2.6%)

(0.2%)

(48.1%)

(51.9%)

(63.8%)

(36.2%)

Asia excluding China: Uzbekistan 3, Kazakhstan 2, Bangladesh 1, Saudi Arabia 1/ Americas : US 1, Guatemala 1, Mexico 1 / Africa : Nigeria 1, Ethiopia 1, Egypt 1

 


[ Case management status, as of 0:00, 26 August (cumulative since 3 January 2020) ]

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

25 August (Tue)

14,286

3,349

38

310

As of 0:00

26 August (Wed)

14,368

3,585

43

312

Difference

(+)82

(+)236

(+)5

(+)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, 26 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

25 August (Tue)

1,825,837

17,945

14,286

3,349

310

50,362

1,757,530

As of 0:00

26 August (Wed)

1,849,506

18,265

14,368

3,585

312

52,795

1,778,446

Difference

23,669

320

82

236

2

2,433

20,916

 

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

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

110

2

3,232

(17.70)

33.20

Busan

4

0

269

(1.47)

7.88

Daegu

2

1

6,986

(38.25)

286.72

Incheon

27

0

585

(3.20)

19.79

Gwangju

7

0

291

(1.59)

19.98

Daejeon

7

0

233

(1.28)

15.81

Ulsan

2

0

78

(0.43)

6.80

Sejong

0

0

63

(0.34)

18.40

Gyeonggi

92

6

2,782

(15.23)

21.00

Gangwon

18

0

167

(0.91)

10.84

Chungbuk

0

0

110

(0.60)

6.88

Chungnam

12

0

283

(1.55)

13.33

Jeonbuk

7

0

82

(0.45)

4.51

Jeonnam

12

1

95

(0.52)

5.09

Gyeongbuk

0

0

1,444

(7.91)

54.23

Gyeongnam

5

0

204

(1.12)

6.07

Jeju

2

0

33

(0.18)

4.92

Border

Screening

0

3

1,328

(7.27)

-

Total

307

13

18,265

(100)

35.23

 

 

* 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

320

(100)

18,265

(100)

35.23

Sex

Male

145

(45.31)

8,234

(45.08)

31.84

Female

175

(54.69)

10,031

(54.92)

38.60

Age

80 or above

17

(5.31)

710

(3.89)

37.38

70-79

34

(10.63)

1,292

(7.07)

35.82

60-69

57

(17.81)

2,644

(14.48)

41.68

50-59

60

(18.75)

3,300

(18.07)

38.08

40-49

42

(13.13)

2,457

(13.45)

29.29

30-39

47

(14.69)

2,303

(12.61)

32.69

20-29

37

(11.56)

4,118

(22.55)

60.50

10-19

13

(4.06)

1,060

(5.80)

21.46

0-9

13

(4.06)

381

(2.09)

9.18

* 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

2

(100)

312

(100)

1.71

Sex

Male

1

(50.00)

165

(52.88)

2.00

Female

1

(50.00)

147

(47.12)

1.47

Age

80 or above

2

(100)

156

(50.00)

21.97

70-79

0

-

93

(29.81)

7.20

60-69

0

-

41

(13.14)

1.55

50-59

0

-

16

(5.13)

0.48

40-49

0

-

4

(1.28)

0.16

30-39

0

-

2

(0.64)

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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