There were 7,175 new confirmed cases of Corona 19 yesterday (7th), the highest number since the outbreak of Corona 19 in Korea.

The number of confirmed cases increased by more than 2,000 in one day from 4,954 the previous day.

Excluding 33 imported cases from overseas, 7,142 cases were domestically infected.

5,584 people came from the metropolitan area and 1,558 people from non-metropolitan areas.

The number of severe cases of serious illness was 840, an increase of 66 from the previous day, another record high.

There have been 63 deaths, and 4,020 people have died from COVID-19 so far.

The number of patients infected with Omicron, a new mutation of COVID-19, is 38, two more than the previous day.

The primary vaccination rate for the COVID-19 vaccine is 83.3%, and the secondary vaccination rate is 80.7%.

The tertiary vaccination rate, which means booster vaccination, was counted at 8.8%.

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