As the domestic Corona 19 epidemic continues to spread, the number of new confirmed cases recorded 7,000 for the third day in a row today (10th).



The number of patients with severe gastritis also appeared in the mid-800s for the third day.



The Central Defense Countermeasures Headquarters announced that as of 00:00 today, the number of confirmed cases increased by 6,983 in Korea and 7,22 in total, including inflows.



As a result, the cumulative number of confirmed cases has exceeded 500,000, with a total of 303,606.



The number of new confirmed cases is 80 less than yesterday (7,102 people), but it was still around 7,000.



The number of new confirmed cases has risen sharply as the number of person-to-person contacts increased after the quarantine measures were eased with the implementation of a 'step-by-step recovery' on the 1st of last month.



After entering the 4,000 level for the first time on the 24th of last month (4,115 people), it surpassed 5,000 on the 1st (5,122) a week later, and then on the 8th (7,174), skipping the 6,000 range. It went straight to 7,000 people.



As the number of confirmed cases surged, the cumulative number of confirmed cases surpassed 500,000 in about three weeks, less than a month after reaching 400,000 on the 17th of last month.



Previously, it took about a year and two months for the cumulative number of confirmed cases to reach 100,000 since January 20, last year, when the first confirmed case in Korea, but from then on, it took about 5 months to reach 200,000, 3 months to 300,000, and 40 The rate of increase is accelerating, such as about two months to 10,000.



The number of patients with severe gastritis was 852 today, and the third day from the 8th (840 → 857 → 852) recorded 800 people.



The number of deaths due to COVID-19 increased by 53, bringing the total to 4,130.



While the government has been implementing special quarantine measures such as restricting private gatherings and expanding quarantine passes (inoculation certificate, voice confirmation) since the 6th, the interval between the second and third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has been reduced to 4-5 to curb the spread of the epidemic. I decided to shorten it from one month to three months.

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