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Daily Confirmations

Sept. 29, 2020: 38 New Cases

COVID-19 Confirmations by Day

Data by Korea CDC, Chart by KBLA

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Daily COVID-19 Confirmations

Korea's rate of daily cases has remained largely steady since declining in early April from February highs and generally higher March rates.

Korea's highest number of daily cases came on February 29 (813), and bottomed out at 2 cases, just two months later, on May 6, 2020.

Imported/Domestic Cases

Over the Preceding 7 Days

Data by CDC, Chart by KBLA

Average Domestic Cases/Day: 70

Average Imported Cases/Day: 15

Imported/Domestic Cases

Over Preceding 30 Days

Data by CDC, Chart by KBLA

Average Domestic Cases/Day: 120

Average Imported Cases/Day: 13

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Imported Versus Domestic Cases

Imported versus Domestic cases shows the relative impact of domestic community spread against cases being imported via entrants into Korea.

Domestic community spread has been the source of the majority of new cases over the last 7 and 30 day periods. When Korea's cases were very low, in early and mid-May, imported cases represented the majority.

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases

23,699 Total Cases to Date

Since Initial Outbreak

Data by CDC, Chart by KBLA

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Cumulative COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

Cumulative Confirmed Cases represents the total of ongoing cases + recovered cases + deaths. It is a measure of the total confirmed spread of the virus in the country.

In Korea's case, the current number of infections (ongoing cases) is a small fraction (less than 10%) of the total cases.

Daily Deaths

Sept. 29, 2020: 1 New Deaths

COVID-19 Deaths by Day

Data by Korea CDC, Chart by KBLA

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COVID-19 Deaths by Day

COVID-19 Daily Deaths is the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 per day in Korea. This number has varied between 0-2 since mid-April, with an average lower than 1 since early May.

Cumulative Deaths

407 Total Deaths to Date

Cumulative COVID-19 Deaths

Data by Korea CDC, Chart by KBLA

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Cumulative COVID-19 Deaths

Korea's cumulative deaths has remained between 250 and 300 from early May until present as the number of daily fatalities has rapidly dropped.

The curve is nearly horizontal, signaling a daily rate of 0 or 1 over the most recent period.