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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 5 September
  • Date2020-09-05 16:47
  • Update2020-09-05 16:49
  • DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International cooperation
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Updates on COVID-19 in Republic of Korea
5 September 2020


As of 0:00, 5 September 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 21,010 (including 2,877 imported cases), of which 16,009 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 158 new local cases, 10 new imported cases, and 2 new death.

 

Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 5 September (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

4 September (Fri)

2,018,906

20,842

15,783

4,728

331

52,266

1,945,798

As of 0:00

5 September (Sat)

2,037,045

21,010

16,009

4,668

333

52,077

1,963,958

Difference

+18,139

+168

+226

-60

+2

-189

+18,160

 

* 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


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Major local clusters as of 12:00 today (5 September):

* The specific figures below may differ from the daily reported statistics or figures disclosed by local municipalities due to factors such as report timing and differences in the time period considered

 

Related to Sarang Jeil Church in Seongbuk-gu, Seoul City, 4 additional cases were confirmed from contact investigation. In total, 1,156 cases have been confirmed.

- 1,076 cases total in capital area (Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi)

- 80 cases total in other areas

 

Related to August 15 Seoul rallies, 37 additional cases were confirmed from investigation. In total, 510 cases have been confirmed.

- Rally related (202), further transmissions (239), police (8), under investigation (61)

- 254 cases total in capital area (Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi)

- 256 cases total in other areas

 

Related to Jinheung Global in Dongjak-gu, Seoul City, 3 additional cases were confirmed from contact investigation. In total, 39 cases have been confirmed.

 

Related to Seoul Asan Medical Center in Songpa-gu, Seoul City, 1 additional cases were confirmed. In total, 7 cases have been confirmed. Further investigation is underway.

 

Related to Coupang Songpa Campus II, Songpa-gu, first case was confirmed on 4 September and 2 additional cases were confirmed. In total, 3 cases have been confirmed. Investigation is underway.

 

Related to Hanrim University Dongtan Sungshim Hospital, Gyeonggi Province, first case was confirmed on 2 September and 1 additional case was confirmed on 3 September. Investigation is underway.

 

Related to Paradise Hotel, Incheon, first case was confirmed on 31 August and 7 additional cases were found from contact investigation. In total, 8 cases have been confirmed. Investigation is underway.

 

Related to a kimchi factory in Cheongyang-gun, Chungnam Province, 1 additional case was confirmed from contact investigation. In total, 23 cases have been confirmed. Investigation is underway.

 

Related to officetel related to real estate auction in Yeonje-gu, Busan City, 6 additional cases were confirmed from contact investigation. In total, 19 cases have been confirmed.

 

Imported cases as of 0:00, 5 September:

10 new imported cases

- 4 confirmed at the point of entry and 6 were confirmed in the community while in mandatory self-quarantine after arrival

- 6 Korean nationals and 4 foreign nationals

Infection acquisition location (presumed):

- China: 1

- Asia excluding China: Kyrgyzstan 1, Japan 1, Philippines 2

- Americas: US 3, Brazil 1, Chile 1

 

Severe/critical cases and deaths:

333 deaths total (cumulative)

159 current severe/critical cases as of today:

- 37 (23%) are aged 80 or above

- 66 (42%) are aged 70-79

- 32 (20%) are aged 60-69

- 15 (9%) are aged 50-59

- 9 (6%) are aged 40-49

 

All

8.23.

8.24.

8.25.

8.26.

8.27.

8.28.

8.29.

8.30.

8.31.

9.1.

9.2.

9.3.

9.4.

9.5.

Critical

23

24

24

24

24

32

34

38

47

69

83

101

101

98

Severe

6

7

13

18

22

26

30

32

32

35

40

53

56

61

Total

29

31

37

42

46

58

64

70

79

104

123

154

157

159





Note:

- Critical: patients treated with mechanical ventilator, ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation), CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy)

- Severe: patients treated with oxygen mask and high flow oxygen therapy

- ICU treatment is decided based on the need for intensive care based on factors such as clinical condition and presence of any underlying medical condition and may differ from severe and critical case classification criteria. The number of severe/critical cases may not match the number of patients in ICU.

 

The Enhanced Social Distancing Level 2 for the greater capital area has been extended to 20 September. KCDC advises the public to follow the guidelines for COVID-19 prevention.

Dining in is not allowed in general restaurants (restaurants, bars, hofs, snack bars, fast food, fried chicken, etc.) during the hours from 9 pm to 5 am. (Takeout recommended)

No eating or drinking is allowed inside the premises of franchise coffee/tea/drink shops and franchise ice cream parlors and bakeries. (Takeout recommended)

Indoor fitness facilities such as gyms, golf practice, badminton, and table tennis are not available under the current gathering ban. (Home or outdoor activities recommended)

Study cafes and study rooms are also not available due to the gathering ban. Hagwon and job training institutions also may not have on-site classes. (Online classes recommended)

 

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL LINKS OF CONFIRMED CASES

 

Region

Confirmed cases

Other major clusters

Total

Imported cases

Clusters

Other*

Under investigation

New cases

Sub-

total

Shin-

cheonji cluster

Other local clusters

Related to imported cases

Seoul

4,251

392

2,456

8

2,377

71

657

746

50

Large clusters:

Nightclubs (277)

Richway (208)

Guro-gu call center (170)

Coupang fulfillment center (152)

Gwangju door-to-door sales (150)

Fitness/sport facility in Cheonan (123)

Newly planted churches group (119)

 

Recent clusters:

Sarang Jeil Church

August 15 Seoul rallies

Indoor fitness facility in Wonju

Gwongneung Church

Kimchi factory in Cheongyang

Health supplement seller group in Daegu

Champion Table Tennis in Jungnang-gu

Jinheung Global

Aviation security company in Gangseo

Education facility for the disabled in Seocho

Incheon Seo-gu Office

Nanum Nuriteo

BHC Sinheung Sujin Branch

Darae Auction (real estate auction agency)

Seoul Theological College

Woori Jeil Church

Yeouido Full Gospel Church

Hyundai Commercial Gangseo

Cheonan Hospital

Busan

329

46

209

12

143

54

38

36

10

Daegu

7,077

71

5,334

4,512

818

4

928

744

5

Incheon

784

89

542

2

532

8

82

71

14

Gwangju

413

45

295

9

280

6

46

27

8

Daejeon

288

25

138

2

136

0

81

44

2

Ulsan

112

32

57

16

37

4

16

7

1

Sejong

67

9

45

1

43

1

9

4

0

Gyeonggi

3,578

517

2,107

29

2,012

66

521

433

51

Gangwon

205

25

121

17

103

1

34

25

3

Chung-

buk

139

27

67

6

54

7

22

23

4

Chung-

nam

378

46

234

0

233

1

49

49

4

Jeonbuk

89

27

33

1

32

0

21

8

2

Jeonnam

156

27

72

1

69

2

44

13

0

Gyeong-

buk

1,473

47

1,097

566

531

0

196

133

1

Gyeong-

nam

251

64

151

32

116

3

18

18

8

Jeju

48

16

11

0

10

1

15

6

1

Ports of Entry

1,372

1,372

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Total

21,010

2,877

12,969

5,214

7,526

229

2,777

2,387

168

(%)

(13.7)

(61.7)

(24.8)

(35.8)

(1.1)

(13.2)

(11.4)

* Includes contacts of confirmed cases

The interim classification is based on the reporting location, which may change depending on further epidemiological investigation.


AGE DISTRIBUTION OF SEVERE CASES

 

8.23

8.24

8.25

8.26

8.27

8.28

8.29

8.30

8.31

9.1

9.2

9.3

9.4

9.5

Total

29

31

37

42

46

58

64

70

79

104

123

154

157

159

Severe

23

24

24

24

24

32

34

38

47

69

83

101

101

98

Very severe

6

7

13

18

22

26

30

32

32

35

40

53

56

61

 

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Very severe

(

%

)

Total

159

98

(

100

)

61

(

100

)

80 and above

37

23

(

37

)

14

(

23.0

)

70-79

66

40

(

66

)

26

(

42.6

)

60-69

32

22

(

32

)

10

(

16.4

)

50-59

15

10

(

15

)

5

(

8.2

)

40-49

9

3

(

9

)

6

(

9.8

)

30-39

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0.0

)

20-29

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0.0

)

10-19

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0.0

)

0-9

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0.0

)



Confirmed cases by gender and age group

 

New cases

(%)

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Total

168

(100)

21,010

(100)

40.52

Sex

Male

82

(48.81)

9,535

(45.38)

36.87

Female

86

(51.19)

11,475

(54.62)

44.16

Age

80 or above

9

(5.36)

851

(4.05)

44.81

70-79

18

(10.71)

1,596

(7.60)

44.25

60-69

42

(25.00)

3,178

(15.13)

50.09

50-59

38

(22.62)

3,845

(18.30)

44.36

40-49

19

(11.31)

2,816

(13.40)

33.57

30-39

19

(11.31)

2,604

(12.39)

36.96

20-29

14

(8.33)

4,441

(21.14)

65.25

10-19

6

(3.57)

1,194

(5.68)

24.17

0-9

3

(1.79)

485

(2.31)

11.69

* 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)

333

(100)

1.58

Sex

Male

1

(50.00)

176

(52.85)

1.85

Female

1

(50.00)

157

(47.15)

1.37

Age

80 or above

2

(100)

169

(50.75)

19.86

70-79

0

-

100

(30.03)

6.27

60-69

0

-

42

(12.61)

1.32

50-59

0

-

16

(4.80)

0.42

40-49

0

-

4

(1.20)

0.14

30-39

0

-

2

(0.60)

0.08

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


IMPORTED CONFIRMED CASES

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NEW CASES (LAST 2 WEEKS) BY CHAIN OF TRANSMISSION

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