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S. Korea: New cases near 2,000 amid rising vaccination rate

S. Korea: New cases near 2,000 amid rising vaccination rate

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**Oct. 14, 00:00 AM (UTC+9)** ... Since Feb. 26, The population on Oct. 13: 51,325,641 (based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest UN data) 461,695 vaccine doses newly administered People who received at least one shot : total 40,185,703 (78.3%) - 56,619 newly added - AstraZeneca : total 11,098,332 - Pfizer : total 21,310,303 - Moderna : total 6,313,014 - Janssen (single-shot) : 1,464,054 People fully vaccinated : total 31,625,104 (61.6%) - 407,096 newly added - AstraZeneca : total 10,737,821 ( AZ-PF 1,680,705 ) - Pfizer : total 16,686,240 - Moderna : total 2,736,989 - Janssen (single-shot) : 1,464,054 ... ( # of local transmissions on each Thursdays from Aug. 6 '20 to Oct. 14: 23→47→276→434→188→141→145→109→67→60→95→104→106→108→128→293→553→516→646→993→955→940→833→496→380→479→429→467→590→369→401→444→427→419→537→674→670→715→650→562→692→619→620→672→594→523→576→712→1227→1555→1533→1632→1717→1947→2114→1829→1927→2018→1921→1698→2539→2400→1924 ) ( # of local transmissions on each day from Oct. 8 to Oct. 14: 2145→1924→1560→1284→1334→1571→1924 ) ... 1,940 confirmed positive: total 337,679 - 16 imported - 1,924 local transmissions 13 dead : total 2,618 (case fatality rate 0.78%) +11 severe/critical : total 371 Infection from unknown routes for 2 weeks (~ Oct. 13, 00:00 AM ) : 35.7% 1,653 released : total 303,719 (89.94%) 127,808 tests of new cases - 43,949 tests of suspected cases - 75,334 tests at temporary free-testing sites in the Greater Seoul Area ( 641 confirmed positive ) - 8,525 tests at temporary free-testing sites outside the Greater Seoul Area ( 28 cconfirmed positive ) 31,343 confirmed negative, not including negative results from temporary free-testing sites Tentative (conservative estimation of) positivity rate: 1940 / (1940 + 31343) × 100 ~ 5.83% ... Among 16 imported cases, America : 7 - US 7 (5 foreigners) Europe : 2 - UK 1 (0) - Ukraine 1 (1) Africa : 1 - Egypt 1 (0) China : 1 (1) Asia outside China : 5 - Philippines 1 (1) - Kyrgyzstan 1 (1) - Uzbekistan 1 (1) - Kazakhstan 1 (1) - Sri Lanka 1 (1) ... Among 1,924 cases of local transmission, Metropolitan cities - Seoul 745 - Busan 47 - Daegu 45 - Incheon 141 - Gwangju 10 - Daejeon 6 - Ulsan 6 - Sejong 3 Provinces - Gyeonggi 684 - Gangwon 22 - Chungbuk 47 - Chungnam 47 - Jeonbuk 16 - Jeonnam 19 - Gyeongbuk 45 - Gyeongnam 33 - Jeju 8 ( Oct. 8: Seoul -2, Oct. 13: Seoul -1, correction of duplicated counts ) https://www.kdca.go.kr/board/board.es?mid=a20501000000&bid=0015&list_no=717239&act=view# ... Breakthrough cases near 14,000, most frequent among those in 30s https://m-en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20211013007300320?section=news ... Delta variant cases account for almost all new variant cases in S. Korea https://m-en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20211013007000320?section=news


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