Sunday, June 07, 2015

Korea Adds 23 More MERS Cases - Total Now 87











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We've the biggest one-day jump in MERS cases thus far in Korea's outbreak, with 23 new cases - none of which are linked to  hospital `B' (St. Mary’s Hospital) which has, until now, been the primary foci of transmission.


  • Seventeen of today's cases are linked to facility `D' (Samsung Seoul Hospital), doubling yesterday's tally, making it the current epicenter of the outbreak. 
  • Two cases are linked to hospital `E' (Kon Yang University Hospital), bringing their total 7. 
  • Lastly, there are four cases linked to hospital `F' (Daejeon Dae Cheong Hospital), bringing their total to 7 as well. 


While no new deaths were reported, two of today's cases involved Health care workers from Samsung Hospital in Seoul. 


Below is a listing of today's new cases (h/t Sharon Sanders of FluTrackers) from the Korean HHS (see FT 
South Korea Coronavirus MERS Case List)

At this time, all of the cases reported appear to be nosocomial in nature. 



  • 65 (Female, 55 years) 6.7 . 5.27 D medical emergency department stay
  • 66 (Female, 42 years) 6.7. 5.27 ~ 5.30 D institutions hospital emergency room
  • 67 (Male, 16 years) 6.7 . 5.27 D medical emergency room admission, continued stay in the hospital after
  • 68 (Female, 55 years) 6.7 .5.27 D medical emergency room visits
  • 69 (Male, 57 years) 6.7 . 5.27 D medical emergency department stay
  • 70 (Male, 59 years) 6.7 . 5.27 ~ 5.28 D medical emergency department stay
  • 71 (Female, 40 years) 6.7 5.27 D medical emergency room admission
  • 72 (Male, 56 years) 6.7 . 5.27 D medical emergency room admission
  • 73 (Female, 65) 6.7 . 5.27 D institutions hospital emergency room
  • 74 (Male, 71 years) 6.7 . 5.27 D medical emergency department stay
  • 75 (Female, 63 years) 6.7 .5.25 ~ 5.28 D medical emergency room admission
  • 76 (Female, 75 years) 6.7 .5.27 ~ 5.28 D institutions hospital emergency room
  • 77 (Male, 63 years) 6.7 . 5.27 ~ 5.28 D medical emergency room admission
  • 78 (Female, 41 years) 6.7 .5.27 ~ 5.28 ER shift, D medical staff 
  • 79 (Female, 24 years) 6.7 .5.27 ~ 5.29 ER shift, D medical staff
  • 80 (Male, 35 years) 6.7 . 5.27 ~ 5.29 D institutions hospital emergency room
  • 81 (Male, 62 years) 6.7 . 5.28 D medical emergency department stay
  • 82 (Female, 83 years) 6.7 .5.28 ~ 5.30 and 16 parties confirmed the same ward patient care (E institutions)
  • 83 (Male, 65) 6.7 . 5.28 ~ 5.30 and 16 parties confirmed the same ward patients (E institutions)
  • 84 (Male, 80 years) 6.7 . 5.25 ~ 5.28 Now 16 and confirmed the same hospital ward (F institution)
  • 85 (Female, 66 years) 6.7 .5.25 ~ 5.28 16 characters in the same ward patient care diagnosis (F institution)
  • 86 (Female, 76 years) 6.7 .5.25 ~ 5.28 Now 16 and confirmed the same hospital ward (F institution)
  • 87 (Female, 78 years) 6.7 .5.25 ~ 5.28 Confirmed characters gwadong 16 days inpatient wards (F institution)


The machine translation of the always-cryptic HHS announcement follows.

Although difficult to decipher, it appears that patient #76 was exposed at Samsung Hospital in late May, but visited two Emergency rooms over the past couple days before being isolated.


 Hopefully we'll get a better analysis from the English language press in the next few hours.




Homers confirmed Now 23 people ( two of the D medical institution 17 people ) Additional occurred 

A total of 87 people , B medical patients do not add - 
Homers subject to inquiry system D added to other hospitals propagation block - It confirmed that 23 additional cases announced the names were. 

of the 17 patients , 14 with respect to the second party confirmed 5.27 - 5.29 days between D institutions in those exposed in the emergency room , there are symptoms such as fever was confirmed in the final positive genetic test conducted Homers .
 

remaining six patients 16 to the second confirmed case associated with the party ,
 
- of which four of them 5.25 to 5.28 between the work on the F and the case was admitted to the same wards in hospitals , two of them 5.28 ~ 5.30 between the work on E at the same institution if you are admitted to a ward .  
Task Force has confirmed this character of D institutions in the no- exported 76 th confirmed Now * that , before isolation Gangdong Kyung Hee University Hospital emergency room (6.5 to 6.6),   Konkuk University Hospital Emergency Room (6.6 days ) and reveals the way of hayeoteum ,

* 5.27 days with hypercalcemia D institutions visited emergency rooms , 6.5 days fever* ○○ care hospitals (5.28 ~ 6.1) is no risk of infection via pre-party fever confirmed

The two hospitals have caused hospital patient is not infected may be at risk because it presented within this period , people visited symptoms suspected cases and the atmosphere at home, do not go to the absolute institution , 

- Seoul Call 120, Call War (042-120), Gyeonggi-do Call Center (031-120) , including the report urges line and attempt homepage , Seoul, the census, and for those tracking also request based it said stroke .
 

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