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MERS Statistics (June 26)

  • Date : 2015-06-26
  • Hit : 2631

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

Classification

of cases

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Death

Cases Under Treatment

Total

181

81

31**

69***

Number of

new cases

(June 26)

1*

7

2

- 8

* The 181st case was in the Samsung Medical Center (Seoul) between June 11 and June 15, as a doctor who treated the 135th case, and was diagnosed with MERS while being quarantined at home and monitored starting on June 17.

** Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

- Sex: Male 21 (67.7%), female 10 (32.3%)

- Age above 60 year old: 26 (84%)

Age

Total

30s or younger

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

Number of cases

181

36

29

41

36

39

- 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 29 (93.5%).

*** The states of 69 cases are stable and those of 13 casese unstable.

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

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

2,931

2,172

759

12,203

Number of

new cases (June 26)

289

294

- 5

267

¨ Table 3. Type of Transmission

Type

Total

Inpatients

Visiting hospital

(Family members or visitors)

Medical Professional or Staff

Number of cases

181*

82

64

35

* The 178th case is provisionally classified into the second type.

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