Today (20th), the day that is exactly the first year since the first corona19 patient in Korea, the number of new confirmed cases recorded in the early 400s.

It increased slightly from yesterday, when it was in the late 300s, and rose to 400.

In the'third pandemic', the number of new confirmed cases, which recorded 1,000 people a day until last month, began to decline gradually in the new year, and has recently dropped to 300, but increased slightly to the early 400 level today.

The overall decline is evident, but sporadic infections linked to everyday spaces such as markets and banks are continuing, and the winter season is still favorable for virus survival, and mutant viruses originating from the UK, South Africa and Brazil have also been introduced. There is also the possibility of turning around.

In order to curb the spread of Corona 19, the government maintains'social distance' (Seoul Metropolitan Area 2.5 Stage, Non-Metropolitan Area Stage 2) and banning meetings of five or more people until the end of this month. ∼14).

The Central Defense Response Headquarters (Bangdaebon) announced that as of today's 0 o'clock, the number of new corona19 confirmed cases increased by 404, accumulating 73,518.

It was 18 more than yesterday (386).

The third pandemic, which started in earnest since mid-November last year, peaked on the 25th of last month (1,240 people) and continues to decline.

As of this month, the number of new confirmed cases per day 1,27 → 820 → 657 → 1,20 → 714 → 838 → 869 → 674 → 641 → 657 → 451 → 537 → 561 → 524 people → 512 people → 580 people → 520 people → 389 people → 386 people → 404 people, all below 1,000 people except for two days.

Looking at the infection route of today's new confirmed cases, local outbreaks were 373 and foreign inflows were 31.

In the area where confirmed cases were found, 275 people were in the metropolitan area, including 135 in Seoul, 126 in Gyeonggi, and 14 in Incheon.

Non-metropolitan areas are Gyeongnam 18, Busan 12, Daegu and Gwangju each, Gangwon and Jeonnam 9 each, Gyeongbuk and Chungnam 7 each, Jeju 6, Ulsan 3, Jeonbuk and Chungbuk 2 each, Daejeon 1 is.

There were 98 confirmed cases in the non-metropolitan area, which fell to double digits in 48 days after the 3rd of last month (97).

In the case of major infections, the number of confirmed cases related to the'BTJ World Center' in Sangju, Gyeongbuk has increased to 784.

In addition, new group infections such as Hospital No. 3 in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul (accumulated 14 people), Moran General Market in Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do (20 people), welfare facilities in Anyang City (10 people), welfare facilities in Suwon (10 people), and banks in Pohang, Gyeongbuk (12 people) Cases followed one after another.

There were 31 confirmed overseas inflows, 4 fewer than yesterday (35).

One of them was confirmed during quarantine at the airport or port, and the remaining 30 were Gyeonggi (13), Seoul (8), Incheon, Gangwon (2 each), Busan, Daegu, Chungbuk, Chungnam, and Gyeongnam (1 each Person) I was tested positive while self-isolation at a local residence or temporary living facility.

When local outbreaks and foreign inflows (excluding quarantine) are combined, the metropolitan area is 298, including 143 in Seoul, 139 in Gyeonggi, and 16 in Incheon.

Nationally, there were confirmed cases in all 16 cities and provinces except Sejong.

The number of deaths increased by 17 from the previous day to 1,300, and the average fatality rate in Korea is 1.77%.

The fatality rate, which was in the 1.4% range at the beginning of this month, is on a steady rise with the recent increase in the number of deaths.

The number of patients with severe gastric disorders decreased by 12 from yesterday to a total of 323.