With the '3rd pandemic' of the domestic Corona 19 in full swing, the number of new confirmed cases today (7th) again reached 600.

Following yesterday (631), it recorded 600 people for two consecutive days.

Until the beginning of last month, the number of confirmed patients stayed at around 100, but since mid-mid, the number of confirmed cases has risen to 200, and then soared from 300 to 400 to 500 and to 600.

Moreover, even on weekends and holidays, when the number of tests has significantly decreased compared to weekdays, the number of new confirmed cases has crossed the 600 mark in a row, raising concerns over whether the current epidemic is more serious than expected.

Accordingly, the government decided to upgrade the'social distance' in the metropolitan area to step 2.5 for the next three weeks from 0 o'clock tomorrow (8th), and to step 2 for the non-metropolitan area.

The Central Defense Response Headquarters announced that as of 0 o'clock today, the number of new corona19 confirmed cases in Korea increased by 615, accumulating 38,161.

It was 16 people less than yesterday, but it was 600 for two days in a row.

From the 19th of last month to today, when the first 300 people came out since the start of the 3rd epidemic, 325 people → 348 people → 386 people → 330 people → 271 people → 349 people → 382 people → 581 people → 555 people → 503 Persons → 450 people → 438 people → 451 people → 511 people → 540 people → 629 people → 583 people → 631 people → 615 people, etc.

Excluding one day during this period, more than 300 people were recorded, of which 400 were 3 times, 500 were 6 times, and 600 were 3 times.

The three-digit number of 100 or more has been running for a month from the 8th of last month to the 30th day.

When looking at the path of infection of new confirmed cases, local outbreaks were 580 and overseas inflows were 35.

The number of new confirmed cases in the area decreased by 19 from yesterday (599), but it was still in the late 500 range.

In the area where confirmed cases were found, 422 were in the metropolitan area, including 231 in Seoul, 154 in Gyeonggi, and 37 in Incheon.

From the 3rd of this month, the number of confirmed cases in the metropolitan area has been recorded for five consecutive days, including 419 people → 463 people → 400 people → 470 people → 422 people daily.

Outside of the metropolitan area, Ulsan was the largest with 38, followed by Busan 33, Jeonbuk 21, Gyeongnam 15, Chungbuk 11, Chungnam 10, Gangwon-Gyeongbuk each 9, Daegu 5, Gwangju 3, Daejeon and Jeonnam Each is 2 people.

There are a total of 158 confirmed cases in non-metropolitan areas.

The main cases of infection are sporadic infections, large and small, everywhere.

In a sauna in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, a total of 22 people were confirmed until the day before after the first confirmed case occurred on the 3rd. In a case related to a nursing home in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, a total of 27 people, including residents, workers, and family members, are infected and are being treated.

Other ▲ Restaurants in Jongno-gu, Seoul (cumulative 76 people) ▲ Musical practice center in Seongbuk-gu (26 people) ▲ Related to Gaegun-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do (20 people) ▲ Family in Gimcheon-si, Gyeongbuk (11 people) ▲ Nursing hospital in Nam-gu, Ulsan (16 people) ▲ Family in Haeundae-gu, Busan ( 13) There were also confirmed cases.

The number of confirmed overseas inflows was 35, followed by yesterday (32) and 30.

Of the confirmed cases, 10 were confirmed during quarantine at the airport or port, and the remaining 25 were Seoul (13), Incheon (3), Gyeonggi, Busan, Gwangju (2 each), Jeonbuk, Jeonnam, and Gyeongnam (1 each). It was confirmed while self-isolation at a local residence or temporary living facility.

When local outbreaks and overseas inflows (excluding quarantine) are combined, Seoul 244 people, Gyeonggi 156 people, and Incheon 40 people, and 440 people in the metropolitan area.

Nationally, new confirmed cases came out from 15 cities and provinces excluding Sejong and Jeju.

The number of'severe' patients whose condition has been severe or worsened since it was confirmed with Corona 19 increased by one from yesterday to a total of 126.