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MERS Statistics (August 25)

  • Date : 2015-08-25
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¨ Table 1. Current status of MERS cases in the Republic of Korea

Classification

of cases

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Deaths

Under Treatment

Released from quarantine

Total

186

140

36

10*

16,693

No additional confirmed cases have been reported for 51 straight days since July 4.

* 9 out of the 10 confirmed cases under treatment tested negative for MERS-CoV and are being treated in general wards.

Currently, 7 cases are in a stable condition while 3 are unstable. The 3 unstable cases are relying on devices such as an artificial respirator or ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) for the maintenance of oxygen saturation.

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