Only 1 million doses of the American Janssen vaccine are needed, and South Korea “snatches the head”
China News Service, June 1st. According to Korean media reports, South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters notified on June 1 that as of 0:00 local time, South Korea has newly infected with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) compared to 0:00 the previous day. ) There are 459 confirmed cases, and a total of 140,799 confirmed cases. In addition, South Korea started an online appointment for the millions of Janssen’s new crown vaccines provided by the United States from midnight on the same day. Due to the large number of visits, the response speed of the appointment webpage was slow.
According to reports, the number of new cases in a single day in South Korea increased by 29 from the day before, and it was less than 500 for three consecutive days. The number of confirmed cases has decreased recently, but given that the impact of the decrease in the number of tests on weekends and holidays usually lasts until Tuesday, it is difficult to conclude that the spread of the epidemic has improved. Moreover, collective infections occur in entertainment venues, and collective infections continue to occur in nursing hospitals and schools, and the epidemic may spread at any time.
On May 7, South Korea’s Incheon International Airport staff strictly implemented epidemic prevention measures. Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Xu
On the other hand, Korea started an online appointment for Janssen’s new crown vaccine from 0:00 on the 1st. The vaccine is reserved for 3.7 million people over the age of 30 in reserve, civil defense, and national defense and diplomatic personnel, while the number of vaccines is only 1 million. Therefore, the target personnel hope to make an appointment first. And this batch of vaccines are provided by the United States, and only one dose is required.
At 0:2 on the same day, the new crown vaccination appointment website showed that there were more than 30,000 people in the line for Janssen vaccine appointments, and the expected waiting time was 33 minutes and 44 seconds. Many netizens posted that they could not make an appointment because their name was omitted from the list of civil defense team members. The staff of Yeongdeungpo District of Seoul stated that an error and omission occurred in the process of sending the list of civil defense team members to Seoul, and it has been corrected and appointments can be made normally from 8:30 in the morning of the same day.
p > Among the new cases on the day, there were 449 cases of community infection, including 278 cases (61.9%) in the capital area and 171 cases (38.1%) in the non-capital area. There were 10 imported cases abroad, of which 4 were diagnosed during the entry quarantine process, and 6 were diagnosed during the post-entry quarantine period.
There were 4 new deaths that day, with a total of 1963 deaths, with an average fatality rate of 1.39%. A total of 131,463 cases were cured and released from isolation, and 7,373 were being treated in isolation. So far, a total of 9,798,402 million people have been tested for the virus, of which 9,529,991 million have been negative, and results for 127,612 million are pending.