In Seoul, a new case of'black blinker' group infection has emerged.

As of today (2nd) at midday, the Central Quarantine and Prevention Headquarters announced that a total of nine people were confirmed at the coffee specialty shop'Halis Coffee Seolleung Station Branch' in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, and'Yangjae Family Foot Bossam' in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu.

According to Bang Dae-bon, eight patients have been confirmed since the first patient appeared on the 27th of last month.

At the Hallis Coffee Seonreung Station, four people, including three people who had a meeting and one additional preacher through them, were infected, and five people, including one restaurant worker and one user, and three additional preachers, were confirmed in Yangjaejok Balbossam.

"A new group outbreak case has been identified among cases where the infection pathway is not classified," said Bang Dae-bon.

"It is presumed that an infected person related to Harley's coffee visited a restaurant in Yangjae-dong and was spread further," said Bang Dae-bon, who spread the infection between coffee shops and restaurants.

The quarantine authorities are categorizing the contacts of confirmed persons, while also investigating the exact source of infection, the route of infection, and the association with other group infections.

In connection with Gangseo Central Day Care Center, an elderly care facility located in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, two additional patients were confirmed, and the cumulative number of patients increased to 31.

Among the confirmed persons, there are 17 center users, 13 members of the user's family, etc., and 1 trainee.

In the case of Shinmyeong Investment in Jongno-gu, 13 patients were diagnosed in the first pre-quarantine examination, with one additional confirmed.

Six patients including acquaintances and six persons related to Shinmyung Investment were respectively confirmed after the first patient came out.

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