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MERS Statistics (July 17)

  • Date : 2015-07-17
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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

134*

36

16**

Increase or decrease

(July 17)

0

1

0

-1

* The 176th case, a man aged 51, was discharged.

** The states of 12 cases are stable and that of 4 cases are unstable.

¨ Current status of MERS quarantine in the Republic of Korea:

As of July 17, 155 individuals are now being under quarantine.

¨ Table 2. 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 3. 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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