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more patients came out of Kia Motors' Gwangmyeong Sohari Plant, which was shut down due to coronavirus, all 13 people have been confirmed.

The number of confirmed cases is also increasing in social welfare facilities in the metropolitan area.

This is reporter Lee Hyun-jung.

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Kia Motors' Sohari Plant, where five employees were confirmed by Corona 19 and stopped operating, eight additional confirmed cases were confirmed.

Mr. A, who visited a family member of a fellow employee on the 12th, was first confirmed yesterday (16th), and then spread to the same production line employee and his family.

More than 150 close contacts of confirmed patients have been tested and are waiting for the results.

The plant, which employs more than 6,000 people, produces 320,000 vehicles a year. In June, two employees were confirmed, and the operation was stopped for one day.

The number of infections in group facilities is also increasing, and 11 people, including residents, families, and employees, were confirmed in the mental care facility in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, and 9 people were tested positive in Seongnam-si welfare facilities for the disabled in three days.

In the day care center in Icheon City, one additional contact person was confirmed, and a total of 21 people.

[Jeongeungyeong / Central Defense Countermeasures Headquarters: (Please observe the precautionary notices) Social Welfare uses a lot more than 60 years older facilities, medical professionals and facility managers He OFF prevent these high-risk exposure to infection]

Seoul is "silent propagation" In order to preemptively respond to infection through infection, it was revealed that the first infected person was found as a result of examining over 8,500 citizens over the past three months.

In the future, citizens who wish to undergo examinations will receive free preemptive examinations at 7 municipal hospitals through the application on the Seoul City website.

(Video coverage: Park Dongryul, video editing: Wonhee Won, VJ: Jaemin Noh)