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new corona 19 confirmed cases came out yesterday (12th), 562 people, maintaining 500 people for the second day.
Health officials cautioned that they will reduce the number of confirmed cases as much as possible by this weekend.
Reporter Kim Deok-hyun.
Among the new corona 19 confirmed cases that occurred yesterday, 536 cases were infected in Korea.
By region, 357 people were confirmed in the metropolitan area, and 179 people came out from the non-metropolitan area.
As 20 people died from Corona 19, the cumulative death toll was 1,185.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 70,000, 13 days after exceeding 60,000.
In the new year, the number of confirmed cases has declined in the new year, with the average of confirmed cases in the area falling to 500 in one month. The health authorities cautioned that sporadic infections are continuing and the decline is still modest.
[Yoon Tae-ho / Central accidents probation Headquarters Defense General Lieutenant: Until one snowy holidays are possible to reduce further large-scale movement expected the number of patients January to 17 ask the haejusigi work together to help decrease trend now is to be maintained;
the government two days He said that the disaster subsidies were paid promptly, and emphasized that speed is also important when it comes to corona 19 vaccination.
[Sae-Kyun Jeong/Prime Minister: Please prepare meticulously by establishing a close cooperation system so that the vaccine will be vaccinated promptly as soon as it arrives, and it will flow like water.]
576 people have been confirmed so far regarding the BTJ Universal Center in Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, and the health authorities are judging that the number of confirmed cases will increase as 70% of the center visitors have not yet been tested.
The National Health Insurance Corporation has announced that it will request remedy for the BTJ National Center for violating the quarantine guidelines, such as rejecting the corona 19 epidemiological investigation.