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MERS Statistics (July 26)

  • Date : 2015-07-26
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¨ Table 1. Current status of MERS cases in the Republic of Korea

Classification

of cases

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Deaths

Cases Under Treatment

Total

186*

138

36**

12***

Increase or decrease

(July 26)

-

-

-

-

* No additional confirmed cases have been reported for the 21st straight day since July 4.

** Comorbidity: the number of high-risk patients in old age or with underlying medical conditions such as cardio-cerebrovascular disease, cancer and chronic respiratory disease is 33 (91.7%).

*** 11 out of the 12 cases under treatment have tested negative for MERS-CoV by two PCR tests, and 8 of the 11 cases were transferred from negative-pressure isolation rooms to general wards for ongoing treatment.

Currently, the states of 9 cases are stable and those of 3 cases are unstable.

¨ Table 2. Current status of MERS quarantine in the Republic of Korea

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

1

1

0

16,692

Increase or decrease (July 26)

-

-

-

-

* The only person who is now under quarantine, a healthcare worker, is expected to be released from quarantine as of 12 a.m. on July 27.

¨ Table 3. Current status of discharged cases

Total

Sex

Age

Male

Female

20s or younger

30s

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

138

77

61

14

23

28

33

22

18

¨ Table 4. Current status of deaths

Total

Sex

Age

Male

Female

20s or younger

30s

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

36

24

12

0

0

1

6

11

18

¨ Table 5. Type of confirmed cases

Type

Total

Inpatients

Family members or visitors (visiting hospital)

Medical professionals or staff

Sum

Doctors

Nurses

Radiographers

Transfer staff

Ambulance workers

Caregivers

Security guard

Computing personnel

Number of cases

186

82

65

39

8

15

2

1

2

8

2

1

¨ Table 6. Age of confirmed cases

Confirmed Cases

30s or younger

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

186

40

29

42

36

39

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