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new corona 19 confirmed cases occurred yesterday (26th), 559, and increased to 500 again in 10 days.
The detailed implementation plan for vaccination will be announced tomorrow, and the government and local governments are working on selecting candidate sites for vaccination centers.
Reporter Kim Deok-hyun.
Out of the 559 confirmed cases, 516 were domestic patients excluding 43 foreign patients.
By region, 274 people were confirmed in the metropolitan area, and 242 were confirmed in the non-metropolitan area.
Seven more people died from Corona 19, and the cumulative death toll was 1,378.
In the new year, the number of confirmed cases showed a declining trend, but the number of confirmed persons rose to 500 after 10 days due to group infection from IM missions, and the government announced that it had prepared quarantine regulations for unlicensed educational facilities related to religion.
[Yoon Tae-ho / Head of the Central Accident Control Headquarters: In principle, operation of accommodation facilities is prohibited and only if the quarantine rules are observed.] In
relation to the Corona 19 vaccine, the quarantine authorities will be the first until September. It has announced that it will provide free vaccinations, and a detailed implementation plan will be announced tomorrow.
Local governments across the country have also started preparing for vaccination.
[Sae-Kyun Jeong/Prime Minister: We are preparing vaccinations in all regions of the country.
All local governments have completed the formation of the vaccination promotion team, and the selection of candidate sites for vaccination centers is in progress.]
The government is planning to announce whether to adjust the current social distancing step and extend the ban on meetings of five or more people, ending at the end of the day after tomorrow.
Minister of Health and Welfare Kwon Deok-cheol, who was in contact with an employee of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, who was previously confirmed confirmed, received a negative test result, but is classified as a close contact and is scheduled to enter self-isolation.