Yesterday (7th) there were 346 new corona19 confirmed cases, reaching 300 again in three days.
By yesterday, more than 316,000 people have been vaccinated, and health officials are expected to release the results of the first investigation into deaths after vaccination this afternoon.
Reporter Kim Hyung-rae's report.
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new corona19 confirmed cases came out yesterday, with 346 people coming out and dropping back to 300 in three days.
Of the 335 domestic outbreaks, the metropolitan area accounted for 72%, with 97 in Seoul and 128 in Gyeonggi.
At the livestock market in Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, after two employees were first confirmed yesterday, an additional 50 employees were confirmed.
The quarantine authorities are currently closing the livestock market and conducting a thorough inspection on the staff and visitors of the trial site.
In relation to the group infection of foreign workers in Dongducheon City, an additional 15 people were confirmed, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases increased to 152.
Corona 19 vaccination continued yesterday, and 2,47 people were vaccinated.
The cumulative number of vaccinations was 316,000, more than 40% of those who received the first priority vaccination.
[Jeon Hae-cheol/Minister of Public Administration and Security: 3,900 cases of adverse reactions were reported during the vaccination period, but most of them were mild symptoms such as headache and fever.]
Yesterday, two additional cases of death after vaccination were confirmed. There were 11 cases.
Health officials are expected to release the results of a first round of investigation this afternoon into whether there is a causal relationship between the vaccine and the deaths after vaccination.
Based on the results of the epidemiological investigation earlier, the authorities held the first damage investigation group meeting yesterday to review the causality.
In addition, within this week, we decided to hold a vaccination committee to discuss whether or not to get the AstraZeneca vaccine for the elderly over the age of 65.