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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 19 September
  • Date2020-09-19 17:07
  • Update2020-09-19 18:13
  • Division국제협력담당관(Director for International Affairs)
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□  As of 0:00, 19 September 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 22,893 (including 3,067 imported cases), of which 19,970 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 106 new local cases, 4 new imported cases, and 1 new death.


Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 19 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

106

38

2

2

11

0

2

0

0

Cumulative

19,826

4,538

324

7,043

780

435

323

105

61

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

41

0

1

4

1

0

4

0

0

Cumulative

3,575

191

126

411

79

133

1,454

209

39

 


Imported cases, as of 0:00, 19 September (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

4

0

4

0

0

0

0

1

3

2

2

Total

3,067

23

1,462

560

925

83

14

1,435

1,632

1,900

1,167

(0.7%)

(47.6%)

(18.3%)

(30.2%)

(2.7%)

(0.5%)

(46.8%)

(53.2%)

(61.9%)

(38.1%)

Asia excluding China: Nepal 2, Uzbekistan 1, Indonesia 1


Case status, as of 0:00, 19 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)


 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

18 September (Fri)

19,771

2,635

150

377

As of 0:00

19 September (Sat)

19,970

2,545

152

378

Difference

(+)199

(-)90

(+)2

(+)1

 * Based on case data reported to the KDCA

** Critical: patients treated with mechanical ventilator, ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation), CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) / Severe: patients treated with oxygen mask and high flow of oxygen therapy

※ Figures subject to correction based on findings from epidemiological investigations


Overall case and test status, as of 0:00, 19 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

18 September (Fri)

2,206,365

22,783

19,771

2,635

377

25,403

2,158,179

As of 0:00

19 September (Sat)

2,219,162

22,893

19,970

2,545

378

24,705

2,171,564

Difference

+12,797

+110

+199

-90

+1

-698

+13,385

 

* Based on case data reported to the KDCA

** 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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Regional distribution of cases, as of 0:00, 19 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

Seoul

38

2

4,944

(21.60)

50.79

Busan

2

0

371

(1.62)

10.87

Daegu

2

0

7,122

(31.11)

292.31

Incheon

11

0

876

(3.83)

29.63

Gwangju

0

0

485

(2.12)

33.29

Daejeon

2

0

352

(1.54)

23.88

Ulsan

0

0

141

(0.62)

12.29

Sejong

0

0

70

(0.31)

20.45

Gyeonggi

41

0

4,130

(18.04)

31.17

Gangwon

0

0

217

(0.95)

14.09

Chungbuk

1

0

155

(0.68)

9.69

Chungnam

4

0

467

(2.04)

22.00

Jeonbuk

1

0

115

(0.50)

6.33

Jeonnam

0

0

167

(0.73)

8.96

Gyeongbuk

4

0

1,506

(6.58)

56.56

Gyeongnam

0

1

282

(1.23)

8.39

Jeju

0

0

58

(0.25)

8.65

Border

Screening

0


1

1,435

(6.27)

-

Total

106

4

22,893

(100)

44.15

  

* 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

 


Major local clusters as of 12:00 today (19 September 2020)

Cluster

Location

New cases

Total cases

Note

August 15 Seoul rallies

Seoul

4

613

Rally related (216)

Additional transmission (347)

Police (8)

Under investigation (42)

Donghun industry development company

(real estate)

Seoul

23

24

Staff (19)

Family (5)

Social gathering

Capital area

(Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi)

9

10

Participants (6)

Family/friends (4)

Severance hospital

Seoul

2

48

Medical personnel (1)

Staff (17)

Patients (4)

Family/guardian (26)

Somang Church

Incheon

5

6

Church member (6)

Bakaewon

(mental health care facility)

Gyeonggi Province

1

19

Staff (3)

Residents (15)

Family (1)

Kia Motors

Gyeonggi Province

3

16

Family (5)

Staff (11)

* The specific figures 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


Remdesivir has been supplied to 416 patients in 58 hospitals.

 

There have been 10 clusters (375 cases) related to door-to-door sales or business seminar in September.

Among 375 cases, 138 cases were participants and 237 cases were transmitted cases.

In such seminars or sales events, long conversations were held or meals were shared without proper ventilation or enough space between participants.

KDCA asked mid-aged and elderly citizens not to participate in such sales events or business seminars.

 

REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL LINKS OF CONFIRMED CASES

Region

Confirmed cases

Other major clusters

Total

Imported cases

Clusters

Other*

Under investigation

New cases

Sub-

Shin-

Other local clusters

Related to imported cases

total

cheonji cluster

Seoul

4,944

406

2,690

8

2,610

72

885

963

40

Past large clusters:
• Sarang Jeil Church (1168)
• Aug 15 Seoul rallies (613)
• 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:
• Bakaewon (mental health care facility)
• Kia Motors
• Severance Hospital
• Susak Catholic church
• K Health Industries
• Ginseng business seminar
• Inhwa office
• Health supplement seminar
• Woori Church
• Online hiking group
• Kimchi factory in Cheongyang-gun
• Seohaero Church
• Incheon Seo-gu Office
• Anyang/Gunpo social gathering
• Nichiren Shoshu Seoul Mission

Busan

371

47

225

12

158

55

47

52

2

Daegu

7,122

79

5,367

4,512

851

4

928

748

2

Incheon

876

96

580

2

570

8

110

90

11

Gwangju

485

50

374

9

359

6

32

29

0

Daejeon

352

29

165

2

163

0

109

49

2

Ulsan

141

36

64

16

44

4

28

13

0

Sejong

70

9

47

1

45

1

10

4

0

Gyeonggi

4,130

555

2,301

29

2,206

66

689

585

41

Gangwon

217

26

132

17

114

1

35

24

0

Chung-buk

155

29

75

6

62

7

27

24

1

Chung-nam

467

56

263

0

262

1

84

64

4

Jeonbuk

115

36

43

1

42

0

23

13

1

Jeonnam

167

34

101

1

98

2

23

9

0

Gyeong-buk

1,506

52

1,108

566

542

0

207

139

4

Gyeong-nam

282

73

163

32

128

3

20

26

1

Jeju

58

19

11

0

10

1

22

6

0

Ports of Entry

1,435

1,435

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Total

22893
(%)

3067
(13.4)

13709
(59.9)

5214
(22.8)

8264
(36.1)

231
(10)

3279
(14.3)

2838
(12.4)

110

* 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

 

9.6

9.7

9.8

9.9

9.10

9.11

9.12

9.13

9.14

9.15

9.16

9.17

9.18

9.19

Total

163

162

150

154

169

175

164

157

157

158

160

160

150

152

Severe

101

101

92

89

97

92

89

86

85

85

88

84

76

79

Very severe

62

61

58

65

72

83

75

71

72

73

72

76

74

73

 

 

 

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Critical

(

%

)

Total

152

79

(

100

)

73

(

100

)

80 and above

23

9

(

11.4

)

14

(

19.2

)

70-79

64

30

(

38

)

34

(

46.6

)

60-69

47

30

(

38

)

17

(

23.3

)

50-59

12

7

(

8.9

)

5

(

6.8

)

40-49

5

2

(

2.5

)

3

(

4.1

)

30-39

1

1

(

1.3

)

0

(

0

)

20-29

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0

)

10-19

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0

)

0-9

0

0

(

0

)

0

(

0

)


 * 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.


Confirmed cases by gender and age group

 

New cases

(%)

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Total

110

(100)

22,893

(100)

44.15

Sex

Male

45

(40.91)

10,468

(45.73)

40.48

Female

65

(59.09)

12,425

(54.27)

47.82

Age

80 or above

6

(5.45)

929

(4.06)

48.91

70-79

15

(13.64)

1,807

(7.89)

50.10

60-69

26

(23.64)

3,608

(15.76)

56.87

50-59

35

(31.82)

4,239

(18.52)

48.91

40-49

9

(8.18)

3,053

(13.34)

36.39

30-39

7

(6.36)

2,792

(12.20)

39.63

20-29

6

(5.45)

4,653

(20.32)

68.36

10-19

5

(4.55)

1,264

(5.52)

25.58

0-9

1

(0.91)

548

(2.39)

13.21

* 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

1

(100)

378

(100)

1.65

Sex

Male

1

(100)

199

(52.65)

1.90

Female

0

-

179

(47.35)

1.44

Age

80 or above

1

(100)

195

(51.59)

20.99

70-79

0

-

118

(31.22)

6.53

60-69

0

-

42

(11.11)

1.16

50-59

0

-

17

(4.50)

0.40

40-49

0

-

4

(1.06)

0.13

30-39

0

-

2

(0.53)

0.07

20-29

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

10-19

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00

0-9

0

-

0

(0.00)

0.00


IMPORTED CASES

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NEW CASES (LAST 2 WEEKS) BY CHAIN OF TRANSMISSION


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