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Korea systematically overcomes the epidemic of the coronavirus

25.12.2020 94 просмотров

Seoul continues to conduct mass testing of the population.


In Korea, on December 23, another restriction was introduced in the sphere of public life to combat the coronavirus. This country is considered one of the most advanced in the field of overcoming the pandemic. Seoul systematically uses the entire set of anti-epidemic measures to curb the epidemic. Until January 3, gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited throughout the country.

Screenshot 2020-12-25 at 10.57.03.pngYoon Tae-Ho, Head of Disinfection Service, Korea Agency Disease Control Prevention Agency:

"Today we recorded the highest daily infection rate in the history of the epidemic - at least 1,200 new cases of coronavirus, with 800 of them in the capital region. We tested prisoners in the Seoul Dongbu penitentiary twice in a row. 478 prisoners and 20 employees of the Federal Penitentiary Service."

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According to Korea Agency for disease prevention control   the total number of cases at the end of December was 54,770 people. Moreover, 38048 people have already been cured (70%). Since the beginning of the epidemic, 773 people have died from a dangerous disease. Meanwhile, it is worth considering that the population of Korea is more than 51 million 700 thousand people. That is, the incidence of SARS CoV-2 was 0.001%, and the mortality from this virus was 0.000015%. 

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The top 10 leading causes of death in Korea, according to official medical data, are: cancer, heart disease , pneumonia, cerebrovascular disease, suicide, dementia, diabetes, liver disease, Alzheimer's disease. So, 6204 people died from Alzheimer's disease in 2018 in this country.

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