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MERS Statistics (September 4)

  • Date : 2015-09-04
  • Hit : 2355

¨ 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

142

36

8*

16,693

No additional confirmed cases have been reported for 61 straight days since July 4.

* 7 out of the 8 confirmed cases under treatment tested negative for MERS-CoV and are being treated in general wards.

Currently, 5 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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