South Korea’s Central Emergency Response Headquarters Epidemic Prevention Team Leader Yoon Tae-ho said at a regular press conference on the 23rd that the number of new confirmed cases of new crowns in the country for two consecutive days was triple-digit, and mass infections in high-risk places such as nursing homes and nursing homes have increased the number of cases. The main reason.
Yonhap News Agency reported on the 23rd that after the South Korean government downgraded the epidemic prevention response to the first level, the daily increase in cases hovered at around 100, but it increased to 121 the day before, and 155 more on the same day. A total of 106 cases related to a rehabilitation hospital in Guangzhou City, Gyeonggi Province, a total of 26 cases related to Gunpo Medical Institutions and An Nursing Facilities in Gyeonggi Province, a cumulative number of cases related to a nursing hospital in Busan, 84 cases, in addition, Busan and Daejeon The epidemic continues to spread at the center of medical institutions.
Yoon Taeho said that nursing homes and nursing homes in Gyeonggi Province and Busan continue to add a large number of cases, and the staff in nursing homes and nursing homes are mostly elderly people with underlying diseases. After being infected with the virus, they may become severely ill patients and the probability of death is also high. Higher. On the first day of the general survey of nursing homes and nursing homes, there were more than 30 confirmed cases, and cases continued to appear thereafter.
Yin Taihao urged that, when social distancing measures are reduced to the first stage, sanatoriums and sanatoriums throughout South Korea should be more vigilant and take effective measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic.
In addition, the South Korean government will also provide necessary support to call centers and direct selling companies that have experienced mass infections to strengthen epidemic prevention management. The epidemic prevention department warned that under the current epidemic prevention response level, epidemic prevention work must not be taken lightly.