602 newly diagnosed new crown pneumonia in South Korea: government raises outbreak alert to highest level

602 newly diagnosed new crown pneumonia in South Korea: government raises outbreak alert to highest level
On February 23, at the Seoul Central 深圳桑拿网 Government Office building in South Korea, Moon Jae-in (second from left) ranked at the New Crown Pneumonia Epidemic Response Conference. (Image source: Yonhap News Agency) Seoul, February 23 (Xia Xue) South Korea’s Central Epidemic Prevention Countermeasures Headquarters announced on the 23rd that at 4:00 pm on the same day, 169 confirmed cases of new-type coronavirus infection were reported on a single day, and the diagnosis was gradually increased to 602The number of deaths increased to five.  In this regard, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced on the 23rd that according to the opinions and suggestions of infectious disease experts, the government has decided to raise the new crown epidemic forecast to the highest level “severe” and strengthen the response measures.So far, the number of deaths from new crown pneumonia in South Korea has risen to five.Wen Zaiyin said that the Xinguan epidemic is facing an important watershed. The next few days will be an important juncture. The central government, the epidemic prevention department, the medical team, and the entire people must unite and fight the epidemic.  He also said that the situation of Xintiandi church members’ collective infection with the new crown pneumonia situation was very different. The work of the existing epidemic prevention department remained the same, but it was upgraded to the “central disaster security countermeasures headquarters” under the supervision of the Prime Minister, further increasing the government.Outstanding response efforts to strengthen the central-regional cooperation system.  It is reported that the early warning level of infectious diseases in South Korea is divided into four stages, which are concern, attention, vigilance and seriousness.This is the highest level of infectious disease warning issued by the South Korean government after 11 years after the 2009 H1N1 influenza.After issuing a “serious” warning, the government can take the highest level of response, including ordering changes to school closures and banning group activities.  →→ More social news