According to South Korean health ministry the number of those infected by MERS virus remains at 182 while the death toll remains 32.
South Korea reported two MERS fatalities on Monday taking the death toll to 27. Three more were diagnosed with the virus taking the total number of people infected to 172.
Park and Abe are expected to hold bilateral talks, first since taking office, to build ties between the two nations strained by territorial dispute and Japan’s past colonisation of South Korea.
The eight new South Korean cases include four who were infected at Samsung Medical Centre in Seoul have contracted the virus.
Five new cases were reported by the Health Ministry on Monday, taking the total to 150, the largest outbreak outside of Saudi Arabia.
More than 120 people in South Korea have been diagnosed with Middle East respiratory syndrome since the country reported its first case last month.
South Korea officials this week said the MERS outbreak may have peaked but that the next several days would be crucial to determining whether their efforts to isolate infected patients had stymied the disease.
Hong Kong has issued a red travel warning for South Korea, the second highest of three levels, and advised residents against unnecessary travel there.
The biggest outbreak of MERS outside the region where it was first seen in 2012 was introduced to South Korea last month by a 68-year-old man who had traveled to Saudi Arabia and other nearby countries.
South Korean authorities will track the cellphones of more than 2,300 people under quarantine to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
Sales of surgical masks surge amid fears of a deadly, poorly understood virus. South Korea is currently in a frenzy over MERS, which stands for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country’s first two deaths from MERS as it fights to contain the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
The Korean Peninsula remains officially at war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.
Dozens of public events have been cancelled, while more than 1,360 people who were exposed directly or indirectly to the virus have been placed under varying levels of quarantine.
Health officials said Monday more than 680 people in South Korea were isolated at their homes or state-run facilities after having contact with patients infected the virus.