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The updates on COVID-19 in Korea as of 20 September
  • Date2020-09-20 16:22
  • Update2020-09-20 16:26
  • Division국제협력담당관(Director for International Affairs)
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As of 0:00, 20 September 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 22,975 (including 3,077 imported cases), of which 20,158 cases have been discharged from isolation. There are 72 new local cases, 10 new imported cases, and 5 new death.


death.

Local transmission cases, as of 0:00, 20 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)


 

Total

City

Seoul

Busan

Daegu

Incheon

Gwangju

Daejeon

Ulsan

Sejong

New

72

28

6

2

3

0

1

1

0

Cumulative

19,898

4,566

330

7,045

783

435

324

106

61

 

Province

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

Chung-
buk

Chung-

nam

Jeon-

buk

Jeon-

nam

Gyeong-

buk

Gyeong-nam

Jeju

New

24

0

1

1

0

0

4

1

0

Cumulative

3,599

191

127

412

79

133

1,458

210

39

 

Imported cases, as of 0:00, 20 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

10

0

6

3

1

0

0

6

4

1

9

Total

3,077

23

1,468

563

926

83

14

1,441

1,636

1,901

1,176

(0.7%)

(47.7%)

(18.3%)

(30.1%)

(2.7%)

(0.5%)

(46.8%)

(53.2%)

(61.8%)

(38.2%)

Asia excluding China: Indonesia 1, India 3, Iraq 1, Japan 1 / Europe: Turkey 2, Germany 1 / Americas: US 1

 

Case status, as of 0:00, 20 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

 

Discharged from isolation

Under isolation

Severe/critical cases

Deceased

As of 0:00

19 September (Sat)

19,970

2,545

152

378

As of 0:00

20 September (Sun)

20,158

2,434

146

383

Difference

(+)188

(-)111

(-)6

(+)5

* 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, 20 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

19 September (Sat)

2,219,162

22,893

19,970

2,545

378

24,705

2,171,564

As of 0:00

20 September (Sun)

2,226,701

22,975

20,158

2,434

383

24,274

2,179,452

Difference

+7,539

+82

+188

-111

+5

-431

+7,888

 

* 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, 20 September (cumulative since 3 January 2020)

Region

New cases

Total cases

(%)

Incidence rate*

(per 100,000)

Local

Imported

28

0

4,972

(21.64)


51.08


Busan

6

0

377

(1.64)


11.05


Daegu

2

0

7,124

(31.01)


292.39


Incheon

3

0

879

(3.83)


29.73


Gwangju

0

0

485

(2.11)


33.29


Daejeon

1

1

354

(1.54)


24.01


Ulsan

1

0

142

(0.62)


12.38


Sejong

0

0

70

(0.30)


20.45


Gyeonggi

24

2

4,156

(18.09)


31.37


Gangwon

0

0

217

(0.94)


14.09


Chungbuk

1

0

156

(0.68)


9.75


Chungnam

1

0

468

(2.04)


22.05


Jeonbuk

0

0

115

(0.50)


6.33


Jeonnam

0

0

167

(0.73)


8.96


Gyeongbuk

4

1

1,511

(6.58)


56.75


Gyeongnam

1

0

283

(1.23)


8.42


Jeju

0

0

58

(0.25)


8.65


Border

Screening

0

6

1,441

(6.27)


-


Total

72

10

22,975

(100)


44.31


 

 

* 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 (20 September 2020)

Cluster

Location

New cases

Total cases

Note

August 15 Seoul rallies

Seoul

3

616

Rally related (216)

Additional transmission (353)

Police (8)

Under investigation (39)

Donghun industry development company

(real estate)

Seoul

2

26

Staff (19)

Family (7)

Contruction briefing session in Guro-gu

Seoul

7

8

Participants (3)

Family/friends (5)0

Sammo Sporex in Gwanak

Seoul

7

8

Staff (5)

Friends (1)

Guest (2)

Somang Church

Incheon

5

6

Church member (6)

Daewoo Deoville

Seoul

 

14

 

* 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

 

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

4,972

406

2,706

8

2,626

72

891

969

28

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

377

47

225

12

158

55

49

56

6

Daegu

7,124

79

5,368

4,512

852

4

929

748

2

Incheon

879

96

586

2

576

8

106

91

3

Gwangju

485

50

374

9

359

6

32

29

0

Daejeon

354

30

165

2

163

0

109

50

2

Ulsan

142

36

64

16

44

4

28

14

1

Sejong

70

9

47

1

45

1

10

4

0

Gyeonggi

4,156

557

2,321

29

2,226

66

688

590

26

Gangwon

217

26

132

17

114

1

35

24

0

Chung-

buk

156

29

76

6

63

7

27

24

1

Chung-

nam

468

56

267

0

266

1

82

63

1

Jeonbuk

115

36

44

1

43

0

22

13

0

Jeonnam

167

34

101

1

98

2

23

9

0

Gyeong-

buk

1,511

53

1,109

566

543

0

210

139

5

Gyeong-

nam

283

73

163

32

128

3

21

26

1

Jeju

58

19

11

0

10

1

22

6

0

Ports of Entry

1,441

1,441

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Total

22,975

3,077

13,759

5,214

8,314

231

3,284

2,855

82

(%)

(13.4)

(59.9)

(22.7)

(36.2)

(1.0)

(14.3)

(12.4)

* 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

 

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

9.20

Total

162

150

154

169

175

164

157

157

158

160

160

150

152

146

Severe

101

92

89

97

92

89

86

85

85

88

84

76

79

74

Very severe

61

58

65

72

83

75

71

72

73

72

76

74

73

72

 

 

 

Total

Severe

(

%

)

Critical

(

%

)

Total

146

74

(

100

)

72

(

100

)

80 and above

21

7

(

9.5

)

14

(

19.4

)

70-79

62

29

(

39.2

)

33

(

45.8

)

60-69

46

28

(

37.8

)

18

(

25.0

)

50-59

11

6

(

8.1

)

5

(

6.9

)

40-49

5

3

(

4.1

)

2

(

2.8

)

30-39

1

1

(

1.4

)

0

(

0.0

)

20-29

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

10-19

0

0

(

0.0

)

0

(

0.0

)

0-9

0

0

(

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

82

(100)

22,975

(100)

44.31

Sex

Male

48

(58.54)

10,516

(45.77)

40.66

Female

34

(41.46)

12,459

(54.23)

47.95

Age

80 or above

5

(6.10)

934

(4.07)

49.18

70-79

12

(14.63)

1,819

(7.92)

50.43

60-69

17

(20.73)

3,625

(15.78)

57.14


50-59

12

(14.63)

4,251

(18.50)

49.05

40-49

14

(17.07)

3,067

(13.35)

36.56

30-39

10

(12.20)

2,802

(12.20)

39.77

20-29

7

(8.54)

4,660

(20.28)

68.46

10-19

4

(4.88)

1,268

(5.52)

25.67

0-9

1

(1.22)

549

(2.39)

13.23

* 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

5

(100)

383

(100)

1.67

Sex

Male

2

(40.00)

201

(52.48)

1.91

Female

3

(60.00)

182

(47.52)

1.46

Age

80 or above

3

(60.00)

198

(51.70)

21.20

70-79

2

(40.00)

120

(31.33)

6.60

60-69

0

-

42

(10.97)

1.16

50-59

0

-

17

(4.44)

0.40

40-49

0

-

4

(1.04)

0.13

30-39

0

-

2

(0.52)

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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