The number of people infected with coronavirus in South Korea reached 10635

South Korea has registered 22 cases of infection with coronavirus COVID-19 per day, the total number infected increased to 10 635, recovered 72 human has already killed 230 people, said the organization of the Centers for control and disease prevention (KCDC) under the Ministry of health.

Earlier it was reported about the 229 victims of the virus. South Korea raised the level of epidemiological threats to higher education. Daegu city and three cities of the province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do was named special disaster zones. Until April 19, residents asked not to leave their homes, close sports, entertainment and religious institutions.

Parliamentary elections were held in the country on Wednesday, many people took to the streets, but all citizens through the media and the message on the phone called to wear a mask on the way to the polls, to disinfect the hands and keep your distance with people. Quarantine service announced that it will be hard to follow, will increase the daily number of cases after the elections.

According to KCDC 00.00 Friday (18.00 GMT Thursday), the number of new cases detected, two in Seoul and four of the province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do, rest of the cases are from different districts across the country. A single case in the last days was not in Daegu. 14 out of the total number of new cases imported from abroad.

For the past day hospital discharged 72 people, the total number recovered has increased to 7829. Tests 14 186 people yet, only South Korea has conducted more than 521 thousand tests for coronavirus. More than 116 people were registered for the presence of virus in the body after they have recovered and were discharged. KCDC is investigating the possible causes of repeated detection of coronavirus.

Killed one more person, total number of victims is 230, with 159 of them were killed in Daegu, another 50 in the province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do, 14 – in the province of Gyeonggi-do, two in Seoul and three in Busan. One more victim in Ulsan and Gangwon province.

The total number of infected in Seoul reached 621, in Taegu – 6827 people, 1 356 contracted in the province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do, another 650 people in Gyeonggi province. In Busan, only 130 cases. More than 5 thousand people (49.1 per cent) among all the infected are connected with the sect of "Sinchonri". All in all, with the collective infections in the country are connected 81.3% of cases. At least 981 case brought from abroad.

Command of U.S. forces in Korea (USFK) announced that relieves status "hot spot" of the coronavirus to Daegu abolishes restrictions on travel there, since the last time the number of new cases of coronavirus in the area is reduced.

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