With the overall situation of Corona 19 in Korea entering a real phase, the number of new confirmed cases today (25th) again reached 400.

It fell to the late 300 level yesterday and rose to the 400 level again a day later.

Initially, the number of new confirmed cases was expected to decrease to the beginning of 300 due to the decrease in the number of holiday tests, but the scale of infection increased as more than 120 people were diagnosed with a bunch at IEM International School, an educational facility related to unauthorized religion in Jung-gu, Daejeon.

The government is planning to confirm this week whether or not to adjust the current'social distancing' (Section 2.5 in the metropolitan area, Stage 2 in the non-metropolitan area) and the ban on meetings of five or more people, which will end at the end of this month, while watching the trend of confirmed cases.

The Central Defense Response Headquarters announced that as of today's 0 o'clock, the number of new corona19 confirmed cases increased by 437 to a cumulative 75,000.

Compared to yesterday (392), there are 45 more.

The'third pandemic' of Corona 19 in Korea, which continued from mid-November last year, peaked on the 25th of last month (1,240 people) and is showing a gradually decreasing trend.

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 → 512 → 580 → 520 → 389 → 386 → 404 → 401 → 346 → 431 → 392 → 437 people, all below 1,000 people except for two days. .

In the last week alone, 300 people have 3 times and 400 people have 4 times.

Looking at the infection route of new confirmed patients today, 405 local outbreaks and 32 foreign inflows.

In the area where confirmed cases were found, 176 people were in the metropolitan area, including 91 in Seoul, 72 in Gyeonggi, and 13 in Incheon.

Non-metropolitan areas are Daejeon 125, Busan 19, Gwangju 15, Daegu and Gyeongbuk each 14, Chungnam 13, Gyeongnam 11, Chungbuk 8, Gangwon and Jeonnam 3 each, Ulsan and Sejong 2 each.

There were a total of 229 confirmed cases in the non-metropolitan area, more unusual than those in the metropolitan area.

Daejeon IEM International School group infection had a big impact.

As for major infection cases, 127 confirmed cases, including students and faculty members, came out at the IEM International School in Jung-gu, Daejeon, run by IM Mission.

In addition, 10 and 9 people were tested positive at day care centers in Namdong-gu, Incheon and Jinju-si, Gyeongnam, respectively, and the cumulative number of cases of day care centers in Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do increased to 20.

In the non-metropolitan area, cases of infection involving multicultural centers, churches, and public baths were followed.

There were 32 confirmed overseas inflows, 9 more than yesterday (23).

Among the confirmed cases, 11 were confirmed during quarantine at the airport or port.

The remaining 21 were tested positive while self-isolation at residential or temporary living facilities in Seoul (11), Gyeonggi (4), Busan, Daegu, Incheon, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Gyeongbuk (1 each).

When local outbreaks and overseas inflows (excluding quarantine) are combined, Seoul has 102 people, Gyeonggi 76 people, and Incheon 14 people, 192 people in the metropolitan area.

Nationally, confirmed cases came from 15 cities and provinces excluding Jeonbuk and Jeju.

Meanwhile, the number of deaths increased by 11 from yesterday to 1,360.

The average fatality rate in Korea is 1.80%.

The number of patients with severe gastric disorders fell by 7 from yesterday to 275.

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