Monday, November 29

Estimated 138 cases caught again after Corona was cured… 20 confirmed reinfection

A total of 20 ‘reinfection cases’ in Korea were found to be reinfected after being cured from COVID-19.

Park Young-joon, head of the epidemiological investigation team at the Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters, said at a back briefing on the 26th, “There are 20 confirmed cases of reinfection in Korea.”

A reinfection case refers to a ‘confirmed’ case in which it is confirmed that the virus types that caused multiple infections are different or that evidence for reinfection is provided.

There are cases of reinfection among the cases that were confirmed again after being cured of COVID-19, but the authorities explain that they are conducting additional investigations because there are cases where the gene is simply re-detected from the remaining virus.

The authorities believe that it takes at least three months for the person to be exposed to the source of infection again after being cured and to be confirmed again. to proceed.

So far, 138 cases have been classified as presumed reinfection cases.

As of 00:00 on that day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases is 432,901, which is 0.032% of them.

Of the 138 confirmed cases of reinfection, 20 confirmed cases were confirmed to be reinfected.

Meanwhile, in Korea, there have been 4 cases of breakthrough infection after receiving the booster vaccination so far.

This corresponds to 0.005% of 82,139 people who completed booster vaccination.

All 4 cases of breakthrough infection after booster vaccination were cases of Pfizer receiving the primary and booster vaccinations.

Reference-news.sbs.co.kr

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