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MERS Statistics (June 27)

  • Date : 2015-06-27
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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

182

90

31**

61***

Increase or decrease

(June 27)

1*

9

0

- 8

*The 182nd case is a nurse at the Kyung Hee University Hospital in Gangdong-gu, Seoul, and is now being under epidemiological investigation.

** Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

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

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

- 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 48 cases are stable and those of 13 cases unstable.

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

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

2,467

1,959

508

12,958

Increase or decrease (June 27)

-464

-213

- 251

755

¨ Table 3. Type of Confirmed Cases

Type

Total

Inpatients

Visiting hospital

(Family members or visitors)

Medical Professional or Staff

Number of cases

182

82

64

36

¨ Table 4. Age of Confirmed Cases

Confirmed Cases

30s or younger

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

182

37

29

41

36

39

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