J Korean Med Sci.  2020 Mar;35(12):e132. 10.3346/jkms.2020.35.e132.

Analysis on 54 Mortality Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the Republic of Korea from January 19 to March 10, 2020

Abstract

Since the identification of the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the global number of confirmed cases as of March 15, 2020, is 156,400, with total death in 5,833 (3.7%) worldwide. Here, we summarize the morality data from February 19 when the first mortality occurred to 0 am, March 10, 2020, in Korea with comparison to other countries. The overall case fatality rate of COVID-19 in Korea was 0.7% as of 0 am, March 10, 2020.

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Comparison; Italy; China; Case Fatality Rate; Mortality; Korea; COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; Coronavirus
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