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MERS Statistics (July 14)

  • Date : 2015-07-15
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¨ Table 1. Current status of MERS cases in Republic of Korea

Classification

of cases

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Deaths

Cases Under Treatment

Total

186

131

36*

19**

Increase or decrease

(July 14)

0

1

0

-1

* Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

- Sex: Male 24 (66.7%), female 12 (33.3%)

- Age above 60 years old: 29 (80.6%)

- 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%).

** The states of 15 cases are stable and those of 4 cases unstable.

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

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

410

371

39

16,278

Increase or decrease (July 14)

-41

-31

-10

47

¨ Table 3. 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 4. 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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