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Today (30th), the number of new corona cases is expected to be around 1,400. If you look at the number of confirmed cases last week, the rapid increase has slowed down, but the size of the epidemic is still large.



Reporter Jeong Da-eun.



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Among the special arrivals to Afghanistan, four people have been confirmed with COVID-19.



The PCR test received at Incheon International Airport on the 26th was undecided and classified as a subject for re-examination.



As group infections continued across the country, including the Dobong-gu church in Seoul, the quarantine product manufacturer in Hwaseong-si, Daejeon Seo-gu call center and Seo-gu hospital, the Catholic University of Korea Hospital and Jeonju gym, 1,619 new cases were added, recording a four-digit number for the 54th day.



The average number of domestic patients per day last week was 1,703, down 2.7% from the previous week.



In the case of non-metropolitan areas, the decrease was larger, with a decrease of 9.2%. While the prevalence in Busan and Gyeongnam has somewhat eased, Daejeon, Chungcheong, and the metropolitan area are still not at ease.



[Sohn Young-rae/Chief of Social Strategy Team, Central Accident Remediation Headquarters: It is fortunate that the spread of the 4th epidemic has been suppressed. However, it has not reversed the downward trend, and it is still considered a dangerous situation because a large epidemic is still maintained.] The



number of seriously ill patients is in the 400 range for 6 days in a row, and the death toll is 74, an increase of 20 from last week.



The quarantine authorities have required foreign workers at construction sites to undergo a preemptive genetic amplification test once a month and test negative before they can continue their work.

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