The number of confirmed cases in a single day in the South Korean army hits a new high.
Seoul, November 23 According to the South Korean military, 33 confirmed cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, the highest number of single-day infections in the military since the outbreak of the epidemic.
Recently, the epidemic in South Korea has rebounded rapidly. According to the report of the Central Epidemic Prevention and Response Headquarters of South Korea, as of 00:00 on the 23rd, 271 confirmed cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours.
The infection situation in the South Korean army has worsened. According to the Ministry of Defense of South Korea, in the past 24 hours, 33 new confirmed cases have been added in the army, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 263; 31 of the new cases are located in the same camp in Tiewon County. The Ministry of Defense said that it is investigating the route of infection, restrictions on access to camps where mass infection occurred, and all measures will be taken to prevent the spread of the epidemic.
Confirmed cases in the capital circle also continue to increase. On that day, South Korea reported 255 new community infections, of which 206 were concentrated in the capital circle. As of the statistics on the 23rd, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Seoul reached 7,625, which is the region with the largest concentration of patients in the country.
The South Korean government will upgrade the corresponding level of epidemic prevention in the capital circle again on the 24th. Acting Mayor Xu Zhengxie of Seoul said that the “special epidemic prevention period” will be launched from the 24th to the end of this year, and stricter prevention and control measures will be taken, including reducing night public transportation and prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people.