Although the number of new coronavirus confirmed cases is still close to 300, statistics are showing a slight decrease for three consecutive days.

Following 441 people on the 27th and 371 people and 323 people on the 28th and 29th, respectively, and since the 25th, it has fallen below 300 people in five days.

However, as new group infections are still ensuing, the number of confirmed cases can increase again at any time.

Under the judgment that the situation in the metropolitan area is serious, the government has raised the level of quarantine from today to stage 2.5 of'social distancing', and if this measure does not subside the spread, it will raise it to stage 3.

The Central Defense Response Headquarters announced that as of today (30th) 0 o'clock, the number of new corona 19 confirmed cases increased by 299, accumulating 19,699.

The three-digit number of new confirmed cases was the 17th from the 14th of this month, when group infections in the metropolitan area began in earnest.

From the 14th, the number of new confirmed cases per day is 103 → 166 → 279 → 197 → 246 → 297 → 288 → 324 → 332 → 397 → 266 → 280 → 320 → 441 → 371 → 323 → 299, and the number of new confirmed cases during this period was 4,929, approaching 5,000.

The number of new confirmed cases is 283 people excluding 16 foreign inflows.

By region, 203 of them are in the metropolitan area, with 114 in Seoul, 77 in Gyeonggi, and 12 in Incheon.

Other than that, Daegu is the largest with 30, followed by Jeonnam 8, Gyeongnam 7, Busan and Daejeon 6 each, Chungbuk and Chungnam 5 each, Gyeongbuk and Ulsan 3 each, Gwangju, Gangwon and Jeju 2, Sejong 1 People, etc.

As of yesterday's noon, the number of confirmed cases related to the Sarangjeil Church in Seoul exceeded 1,000 with 1,18.

In the case of a large-scale rally held in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on the 15th, a total of 307 people have been confirmed so far as infected people have appeared in 13 cities and provinces nationwide.

In addition, group outbreaks continue in Gwanak-gu Wuhan-gu (72 people), Guro-gu, Seoul apartment-Geumcheon-gu livestock companies (34), Bitgaon Church in Nowon-gu (20), and True Love Nursing Home (18 people) in Namyang-si, Gyeonggi-do. Situation.

Apart from the announcement of the broadcast, a group infection occurred at SaRang Church in Daegu, and a total of 34 people have been infected so far.

Meanwhile, the number of deaths increased by two to 323 people.

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