South Korea reported no new case of an infection with the Center East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for 9 straight days on Tuesday, indicating the top of the MERS disaster nearing, the well being ministry stated. The overall contagion instances have been unchanged at 186 since July 6, based on the Ministry of Well being and Welfare.
The unfold of the MERS corona virus just lately confirmed indicators of abating. Up to now 17 days, solely 4 instances have been reported. The federal government could declare an finish to the MERS disaster no later than early-August.
The demise toll had no change at 36 for 3 days in a row, leaving the fatality fee at 19.four p.c. Another affected person was discharged from a hospital as he fully recovered after being contaminated. The mixed discharge quantity elevated to 131.
Excluding the lifeless and people discharged, 19 sufferers are beneath remedy. Amongst them, 4 are in unstable situations.
The variety of these quarantined rose from 451 on Monday to 410 on Tuesday.