The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that there were 352 new corona19 confirmed cases in Seoul for 18 hours from 00:00 to 6pm on Tuesday (29th).
This is the highest number of daily confirmed cases this year, the highest since December 31 last year of 358.
The previous high this year was 329 on January 3rd.
Compared to the same time period, there were more than double the number of 173 people yesterday (28th), and 135 more people than the 217 people on the 22nd a week ago.
The daily number of confirmed cases in Seoul soared to 500 at the end of last year, and this year it seemed to keep in the 100-200 range, but today it unusually crossed the 300 line.
The increase in ‘confirmed cases under investigation’ with unknown routes of infection led to an explosion in confirmed cases, and the number of confirmed cases classified as under investigation increased from 63 yesterday (28th) to 173 today.
There were 120 cases of contact with other confirmed cases, and 27 cases of contact with confirmed cases in other cities and provinces.
As of this time, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Seoul was 49,964.