<Anchor> The number of
new corona19 confirmed patients in Korea recorded 500 for the second day, with 569 added a day yesterday (26th).
Group infections are constant throughout the country, and the third pandemic is in full swing.
The first news, this is Park Chanbeom.
Of the 569 new confirmed cases, 525 were domestic cases, excluding 44 from overseas.
There were 337 confirmed cases in the metropolitan area, including 204 in Seoul and 112 in Gyeonggi Province, and 188 in non-capital areas including 38 in Gyeongnam and 31 in Chungnam.
It has been 9 months since the'first pandemic' that started in Daegu and Gyeongbuk in March that the number of confirmed patients a day recorded 500 for two consecutive days.
The number of deaths increased by one yesterday, so far 516 people died while undergoing Corona 19 treatment, and the number of perjury and severe patients was counted at 77.
As the third pandemic progressed in earnest, it took an emergency to secure a bed for critically ill patients.
Of the 157 severely ill patients with Corona 19 nationwide, 75 are left as of yesterday.
In particular, the situation in the non-metropolitan area, where the number of confirmed cases has increased rapidly in the last four days, is serious.
[Sae-Kyun Jeong/Prime Minister: In the case of Gangwon, Honam, and Gyeongbuk, the number of secured beds is small, so if the number of confirmed patients in the region increases rapidly, there may be a shortage of beds at any time.]
The number of confirmed cases related to the Hongdae New Church in Mapo, Seoul increased to at least 124, including 80 members, and the number of confirmed cases related to two saunas in Seocho-gu, Seoul exceeded 120.
At an aerobics academy in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, more than 60 confirmed cases were added a day, and at least 131 were confirmed.
The health authorities repeatedly demanded that people refrain from going out or meetings this weekend, as the number of confirmed cases has increased rapidly after spending the last two weeks on the weekend.