Today (4th) since the start of the Corona 19 vaccination, it is the week of the week, and 3 additional cases of death after receiving the vaccine have increased to 5 in total.

The Corona 19 Vaccination Response Promotion Team announced that 3 more people died after receiving the Corona 19 vaccine after 0 o'clock today, increasing to 5 so far.

Of the three deaths added today, two came from two nursing hospitals in the Jeonbuk region, and the other from a severely disabled facility in Daejeon, and they were all vaccinated with AstraZeneca.

Two of the fatalities in the Jeonbuk region were males in their 50s with underlying diseases, and one of them was hospitalized at a nursing hospital in Jeonju, and died 41 hours later, 41 hours after being vaccinated at 9 am on the 2nd.

The other was a patient who was admitted to a nursing hospital in Buan-gun. He was vaccinated at around 11 a.m. yesterday and died at 2 a.m. 15 hours later.

A woman in her twenties, a resident of a severely disabled facility in Daejeon, died at around 5:30 a.m. 15 hours after receiving the vaccination on the 2nd.

Earlier yesterday, one person died after vaccination in Goyang and Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do.

The promotion team is conducting an epidemiological investigation today to determine whether the three additional confirmed deaths are related to vaccination.

In addition, regarding the two people who died yesterday, he said, "We plan to check the relationship with vaccination through an additional investigation and analysis of medical records, and then review of the damage investigation team of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."