Chinanews.com, June 29, according to Korean media reports, as of 0:00 local time on the 29th, South Korea added 42 new cases of newly diagnosed crowns at 0:00 the previous day, which is a decrease from the previous two days, with a total of 12,757 cases diagnosed. The Korean health authority said that if the epidemic worsens, it will consider implementing stricter anti-epidemic measures nationwide.
On June 23, a South Korean citizen in front of the Seoul Municipal Library posted a closing notice. Recently, the number of confirmed cases in the metropolitan area including Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi-do has continued to increase. China News Agency reporter Zeng Nashe
According to reports, in the past 24 hours, newly diagnosed cases in South Korea dropped to less than 50 cases, but the number of collective infections related to churches in the South Korean capital is still rising. The new cases include 30 local infections, of which 21 have been reported in the metropolitan area.
At the same time, South Korea did not report any additional deaths, with 282 deaths and a death rate of 2.21%. The total number of people who fully recovered from isolation was 11,429, an increase of 65 from the previous day. Since January 3, the country has conducted 1,259,954 tests.
According to reports, South Korea has been plagued by sporadic collective infections since the relaxation of strict social restrictions on May 6. South Korean health officials have warned that if the situation deteriorates, they may consider expanding the implementation of stricter infection prevention measures nationwide. At present, these measures are only implemented in downtown Seoul.
South Korea's Central Disaster Security Measures Headquarters released the three major stages of maintaining social distance measures and its anti-epidemic measures on the 28th, according to the spread of the epidemic to further refine the classification of social distance restrictions.