According to a Yonhap News Agency on January 6, Yin Tae-ho, the head of the epidemic prevention umbrella group of the Central Emergency Response Headquarters of South Korea, said at a regular press conference on the 6th that the average number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China has dropped to more than 800 in the past week, and the growth rate of new cases has entered an inflection point and is slowly decreasing, mainly due to the epidemic prevention response level.
Since the adjustment, the number of people’s travel movements has continued to decrease.
Specifically, the average daily new cases in the community in the past week was 833.4, down from the previous week (about 1,009). During the same period, the number of cases in the Capital Circle decreased from 708.6 to 574.4.
In this regard, Yin Taihao said that since this period, the active testing carried out in temporary screening clinics and the mass prevention and control of the whole people have begun to work slowly. However, considering the spread of the epidemic in the community, it is expected that the number of new cases will show a slow decline in the future.
According to a mobile volume analysis based on mobile phone location data, the number of mobile trips of residents in the capital circle last weekend was 22.36 million, and the non-capital circle was 24.14 million, a decrease of 5.2% and 3.6% respectively from the previous week, and a sharp decrease of 37.5% from the second week of November last year before the upgrading of the epidemic prevention level. 7% and 36.7%.