A man in his 70s, who was in a nursing home in Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, was diagnosed two times by the Corona 19 test and died about four hours after being confirmed.

The total number of Korean Corona19 deaths has increased to 159.

The city of Uijeongbu said yesterday that a 75-year-old man A, who had been confirmed corona19 at Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital, died.

Mr. A, who has been living in a nursing home in Songchu, Yangju, has been showing signs of fever and shortness of breath since the 28th.

Mr. A was transferred to the emergency room of Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital at 8 am yesterday, and was confirmed by Corona 19 at 9:30 pm.

Mr. A died about 1:20 am today, about four hours after confirming Corona 19.

Mr. A was negative in both Corona19 tests on the 17th and 18th.

Mr. A has been in a nursing home since June of last year and is known to have underlying diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and cerebral infarction.

Quarantine officials have entered the cohort containment of the nursing home where Mr. A stayed.

The nursing homes were found to have 134 patients, including 84 patients and 50 workers.

We are also conducting epidemiological investigations and Corona 19 inspections on three of A's family members.