Yesterday (31st), the number of corona19 confirmed by 1,400 increased by 1,400, so the cumulative number of confirmed cases is approaching 200,000. In the holiday season, every summer resort is paying attention to quarantine, but yesterday, dozens of people were caught having a party at the pool.

Reporter Hyung-woo Jeon reports.


A hotel in Jumunjin, Gangneung. Dozens of people were caught having a pool party after 10 p.m. by the quarantine authorities.

[Gangneung City Official: Take a picture of everyone who is not wearing a mask here.]

Gangneung City has suspended business for 10 days at the hotel.

At the Centum City branch of Shinsegae Department Store in Busan, the number of group infections among luxury store employees increased to seven.

A total of 12 people, including acquaintances, were infected, and the resting area shared by the employees is presumed to be the route of infection.

Even on weekends, people continued to visit each local screening station.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government decided to expand the drive-thru inspection station, which was operated only in two Seocho-gu, to other autonomous districts such as Eunpyeong-gu.

[Kim Young-je / Director of Jamwon-dong, Seocho-gu: During the week, about 500 people a day come and get tested, but on the weekends it is almost the same level… .] The

positive rate, which represents the ratio of confirmed cases to test subjects, soared to 6.28%.

The infection reproduction index, which indicates how many additional people one person infects, was 1.04 last week.

[Sohn Young-rae/Chief of Social Strategy Team at Central Accident Resolving Headquarters: The scale of the epidemic is still large and it is not turning to a decreasing trend, and there is a risk of re-spreading.]

Meanwhile, 265 out of 272 soldiers of the Cheonghae Unit who were infected with Corona 19 I finished my discharge. There are seven healed soldiers left.

In addition, 29 people who have tested negative and are quarantined at the Jinhae naval facility will be released from quarantine as early as the day after tomorrow according to the PCR test results.

(Video coverage: Lee Seung-hwan, video editing: Hwang Ji-young)