As the spread of COVID-19 in Korea continues, the number of new confirmed cases today (12th) approached 2,000.

The Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters (Bangdaebon) announced that as of 00:00 today, there were 1,987 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 218,192.

It fell 236 people from yesterday (2,223 people) and fell below 2,000 people.

However, the number of 1,987 people is the second largest after yesterday after the domestic Corona 19 incident, and it is 212 more than the 1,775 people of last Thursday (5th) a week ago, so it is difficult to see that the spread of the virus has stopped.

The route of infection of today's new confirmed cases is 1,947 local and 40 imported.

The 4th pandemic, which started in earnest in the metropolitan area at the beginning of last month, has recently spread across the country.

The number of confirmed cases per day has been in the four digits for 37 days in a row since the 7th of last month (1,212 people).

From the 6th to today, if you look at the new confirmed cases in the last week, 1,704 → 1,823 → 1,728 → 1,492 → 1,537 → 2,223 → 1,987 At least 1,400 people came out.

(Photo = Yonhap News)