<Anchor> The number of

new corona19 confirmed cases hit 700 yesterday (8th) and returned to the 500 mark in one day. As family gatherings have increased before and after Mother's Day, there are also concerns that the vigilance should not be delayed.

This is reporter Jeon Hyeong-woo.


Yesterday, there were 564 new cases of Corona 19.

It was analyzed that the number of tests on weekends decreased from weekdays, although it fell back to 500 after a day after it went up to 700.

The number of domestic outbreaks was 522, with 191 in Seoul and 144 in Gyeonggi, accounting for 66%.

In Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, 14 people related to the mail-order business and 12 people related to the Gwangju family in Gyeonggi-do received new confirmations.

In a nursing hospital in Yeosu, Jeollanam-do, 11 people, including workers and patients, were group infected.

Four of the confirmed cases were found to have been waiting for the second dose after receiving the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

The number of new vaccinations for the Corona 19 vaccine increased by 1,900, a total of 3.67 million people received the first vaccination.

After vaccination, the number of suspected adverse reactions increased by 237 to 19,000.

AstraZeneca vaccination appointments for seniors from the past 6th to the ages of 70 to 74 have begun, followed by appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations from 65 to 69 from tomorrow.

The quarantine authorities are asking you to make reservations on the online vaccination reservation website with the help of your children or acquaintances whenever possible.

If online reservations are difficult, you can also do so through your local public health office or through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at 1339.

The actual vaccinations for both age groups will begin on the 27th.