Yonhap News Agency, Seoul, November 24. According to the South Korean Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters on the 24th, as of 0:00 on the same day, South Korea had 59,089 new confirmed cases of new coronavirus (COVID-19) compared with 0:00 the previous day, and a total of 26,784,142 confirmed cases .
The number of new cases in a single day decreased by 11,235 from the previous day, an increase of 3,665 from a week ago (17th), and an increase of 3,741 from two weeks ago (10th). Epidemic prevention departments and experts are concerned about the possibility that the peak time of the new wave of the epidemic will be earlier than expected, and the number of infected people will be less than expected.
Among the new cases, there were 59,034 cases of community infection and 55 cases of imported cases. There were 59 new deaths, an increase of 6 cases from the previous day, and a total of 30,223 deaths, with an average fatality rate of 0.11%. There are currently 437 critically ill patients, a decrease of 40 from the previous day. (Finish)
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