Saturday, June 13, 2015

Korean MERS Cluster Rises to 145










# 10,204


The Korean CDC has published their latest update on the ongoing MERS outbreak, adding 7 new cases, all of which are tied to hospital exposures.  Additionally 5 cases announced yesterday with their epidemiological investigation still in progress have been linked to Samsung hospital.

No new deaths are reported today, and the total number of cases released from the hospital is now 10, leaving 121 under treatment. 

I'll try to update this post with the case list either later this evening or in the morning.  UPDATED from FluTrackers' List (h/t Sharon Sanders).


  • 139)- Female, 64, contact with case #1173, Samsung Seoul Hospital, South Korea
  • 140)- Approximately, 80, contact with case #1173, Samsung Seoul Hospital, South Korea
  • 141)- Male, 42, accompanied patient to Samsung Seoul Hospital, South Korea
  • 142)- Male, 31, contact with case #1173, Samsung Seoul Hospital, South Korea
  • 143)- Male, 31, contact with case #1181, Samsung Seoul Hospital, South Korea
  • 144)- Male, 71, contact with case #1174, Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, South Korea
  • 145) , Male, 37, ambulance ride with #1253 (who died), South Korea


In the meantime, here is the Korean statement.


Homers party confirmed seven additional people , a total of 145 people

- To date, 10 patients discharged , 14 people died and 121 people during treatment

Department of Health and Human Services ' central Homers management task force " was 6.14 days ( work ), Homers test results added to positive confirmation (6.13 days confirmed ) cases have been seven people he said .
 

6.13 days of party confirmed four of them 14 times and diagnosed as cases related parties , three of them 5.27 ~ 5.29 were exposed at Samsung Seoul Hospital emergency room , one of them 5.27 days to investigate the case was accompanied with foreign atoms in Samsung Seoul Hospital .
 

remaining 3 patients , 5.25 to 5.28 at 16 times the exposure from the party hall hospital confirmed one name , 5.27 ~ 5.29 at 15 times diagnosed chair and Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital on the same floor hospitalized Dongtan 1 patients , 6.5 days and 6.6 days 76 times confirmed person transported by ambulance ride to a 1 is the people .
 

As a result , the total so far 145 people were diagnosed , of which 10 people are cured and discharged , 14 people were killed and 121 people under treatment .
 

On the other hand , 6.13 days published cases (6.12 days confirmed characters ) of 5 for persons epidemiological result , these five names both 5.27 ~ 5.29 days of 14 characters once diagnosed with Samsung Seoul Hospital, was investigated by a stay in the emergency department .

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