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Korea confirms new MERS case, no rise in death toll 열흘만에 일반인 메르스환자 발생

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Korea reported a new MERS case today, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the disease to 186. The latest case involves a 50-year-old woman whose husband was infected with the virus while staying at Samsung Medical Center on May 27th and 28th. According to the health ministry, he tested positive for the disease on June 12th, but was released from the hospital on Friday. Of the 186 people diagnosed with the disease so far, 37 remain hospitalized and 12 are in critical condition. The MERS death toll remains at 33, unchanged since Tuesday, and the fatality rate remains at around 18 percent. On a more positive note, 116 people have been discharged from the hospital following full recoveries.