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additional confirmed cases of Corona 19 exceeded 1,700, the highest number ever as of Monday. With the highest number of confirmed cases per day for four consecutive days, concerns have grown.

Correspondent Ahn Sang-woo.


Anseong rest area on the Gyeongbu Expressway full of cars from the Gyeongbu Expressway. Meanwhile, citizens continue to visit the temporary screening and inspection station.

[Yoon Min-seok/Returned visitor: When I came to the rest area, it was stated that the (testing station) was operated at the entrance, so I got the test in advance because I wanted to go to work with a little peace of mind when I went to work on Thursday.]

Even at the screening clinics installed in public health centers and hospitals, there are more citizens than last holiday. This flocked

[Yang Ha-young/Nurse: Seeing many people come to the hospital for examinations at their own expense, I feel that the spread of Corona continues without stopping.]

Yesterday (20th), the eve of Chuseok, more than 90,000 citizens were tested. 1,729 people were confirmed.

New confirmed cases continue to appear in hospitals, construction sites, and workplaces, as well as existing cluster infections such as Jungbu Market in Jung-gu and Garak Market in Songpa-gu, Seoul.

As the number of new confirmed cases reached the highest for four consecutive days, the weekly average number of domestic confirmed cases increased by more than 100.

[Lee Dong-hoon / Former member of the H1N1 Influenza Countermeasure Committee of the Korean Medical Association: It seems that the vaccination rate has gone up and people's tension has decreased a bit. Wouldn't it be necessary to discuss whether to go to 'With Corona' in the future or whether to continue the lockdown? .]

Those over 18 who have not been vaccinated due to missed vaccination opportunities can make reservations until the 30th of this month.

(Video coverage: Kang Dong-cheol, Kim Myeong-gu, video editing: Yumira)