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MERS Statistics (June 25)

  • Date : 2015-06-26
  • Hit : 2670

¨ Table 1. Current status of MERS cases in Republic of Korea

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Death

Cases Under Treatment

Total

180

74

29**

77***

New cases(June 25)

1*

7

2

-8

* The 180th case shared the same ward with the 143 case at Good Gang-An Hospital (Busan) between June 8th and June 12th, and was diagnosed with MERS while being under quarantine and monitored at the same hospital starting on June 14th.

** Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

- Sex: Male 21 (72.4%), female 8 (27.6%)

- Age above 60 year old: 24 (82.7%)

- 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 were 27 (93.1%).

*** 15 are in severe conditions, and 62 in moderate conditions

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

Number of cases

Laboratory-confirmed Cases

Under Quarantine

Finished

Quarantine

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

180*

2,642

1,878

764

11,936

New cases(June 25)

1

-461

-329

-132

726

* Including 1 Confirmed case in China

¨ Table 3. Type of Transmission

Confirmed Cases

Inpatients

Visiting hospital

(Family members or visitors)

Medical Professional or Staff

180*

82

64

34

* #178 is provisionally classified into the second type.

Confirmed Cases

30s or younger

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

180

35

30

39

36

40

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