China News Service, August 10. According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's Central Epidemic Prevention and Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 10th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had added 151,792 new confirmed cases of new crown compared with 0:00 the previous day, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases reached 20,845,973.
According to reports, this is the first time since April 13 that South Korea has newly confirmed more than 150,000 new cases in a single day after 119 days, which is 1.27 times that of a week ago (August 3) and two weeks ago (July 27). ) 1.51 times.
In addition, data showed that South Korea added 615 new imported cases from abroad, exceeding 600 for the first time.
There were 50 new deaths and a total of 25,382 deaths, with an average fatality rate of 0.12%.
There are 402 severe patients, and more than 400 severe cases after 93 days.
Yonhap News Agency pointed out that although the doubling trend of single-day new cases doubling every week has gradually eased since the end of last month, the increase from last week is still fluctuating, which may be related to the phenomenon that people are reluctant to test during the summer vacation.
Experts believe that the current round of the epidemic will peak after next week, and the epidemic prevention department predicts that the peak of new cases in a single day will reach 200,000 within this month.