<Anchor> The number of
new corona19 confirmed patients in Korea came down to 300 again in five days.
While group outbreaks such as medical staff continue to occur at large hospitals in Seoul, the government is planning to announce a plan to adjust social distancing in the afternoon of today (31st).
Detailed news, this is reporter Kim Deok-hyun.
<Reporter> The number of
new corona19 confirmed cases came out yesterday, with 355 people coming down to 300 again in five days.
Among the new confirmed cases, 325 cases were domestic, excluding 30 foreign patients.
By region, 224 people were confirmed in the metropolitan area, including 98 in Seoul and 107 in Gyeonggi, and 101 in non-capital areas, including 20 in Busan.
6 people died from Corona 19, and the cumulative death toll was 1,420.
The number of new confirmed cases has decreased by about 100, which seems to be because the number of tests on weekends has decreased by half compared to weekdays.
With the spread of foot infections at IM Mission, group outbreaks continue in Seoul's large hospitals.
At Seoul Hanyang University Hospital, 31 people, including medical staff, have been tested positive so far, and 5 people have been confirmed at Boramae Hospital in Seoul so far.
The government is announcing the social distancing adjustment plan at a 4:30 pm briefing this afternoon.
The government is known to be reviewing the current steps of distancing and further extending the ban on meetings of five or more people.
The average number of confirmed cases per day in the region exceeds 400 and is at the level of 2.5 steps to distance, and the reproductive index of infection is more than 1.
[Jeon Hae-cheol/Minister of Public Administration and Security (Yesterday): Considering the recent situation of increasing uncertainty, the government is reviewing the change of social distancing stage more carefully than ever before.]
The social distancing adjustment plan announced today will take effect tomorrow. .