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MERS Statistics (July 9)

  • Date : 2015-07-09
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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

120

35*

31**

Increase or decrease

(July 9)

0

1

0***

-1

* Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

- Sex: Male 23 (65.7%), female 12 (34.3%)

- Age above 60 years old: 28 (80 %)

- 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 32 (91.4%).

** The states of 23 cases are stable and those of 8 cases unstable.

*** A death confirmed after the release of the MERS Statistics of July 8th was reported at the press briefing on July 8th. Today's total number of deaths, 35, includes the death of July 8th. Therefore, there is no increase in the death toll.

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

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

689

593

96

15,886

Increase or decrease (July 9)

-122

-50

-72

125

¨ Table 3. Type of Confirmed Cases

Type

Total

Inpatients

Family members or visitors (visiting hospital)

Medical professionals or staff

Others

Number of cases

186

82

64

39

1*

*The 186th case is now being under epidemiological investigation.

¨ 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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