As the '3rd pandemic' of Corona 19 in Korea showed signs of spreading again, the number of new confirmed cases today (28th) reached 500.

The Central Defense Response Headquarters announced that as of today's 0 o'clock, the number of new corona 19 confirmed cases increased by 497, accumulating 76,000 people.

It decreased by 62 from yesterday (559), but it was around 500 for two consecutive days.

The number of new confirmed cases was recently maintained in the 300-400 range and rose to the 500 yesterday.

The scale of infection increased as a large number of confirmed cases emerged, centering on unlicensed educational facilities operated by IM Mission.

Looking at the infection route of today's new confirmed cases, local outbreaks were 479 and overseas inflows were 18.

(Photo = Courtesy of Dongjak-gu Office, Yonhap News)