June 17, 2015 — hsuliyang
MERS-CoV, South Korea, Cases (16 June 2015)
MERS-CoV cases in South Korea now stand at 162, with 20 deaths (12.3%). There were 4 and 8 cases confirmed on Monday and Tuesday respectively. Yahoo! News reported that a few of the new patients had not been under quarantine, despite being known contacts of cases.
Two-thirds of the infected patients are male, and the youngest is 16 years. Healthcare staff comprise <15% of all patients at this point in time.