Authorities Confirm New Coronavirus Cases in South Korea
CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SOUTH KOREA – The authorities confirmed that the cases of COVID-19 in South Korea increased.
Currently, the 2019 novel coronavirus or officially called as COVID-19 continues its take in several countries across the globe. The nation that is greatly affected is China.
The COVID-2019 was first recorded in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province in China. There are speculations that it came from the bat soup served in the market in Wuhan.
The said strain of coronavirus has left Wuhan City under a lock-down. More than 60,000 people were infected by the disease in China. It has taken away the lives of more than 1,200 individuals in China.
Aside from China, another country that is also affected by the novel coronavirus is South Korea. Recently, the authorities confirmed that the coronavirus cases in South Korea has increased.
Based on a report on Al Jazeera, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported that 60 people recently tested positive for coronavirus. It brought the number to 893 patients.
According to the report, from the new cases, 16 patients were from the southeastern city of Daegu. KCDC also noted that 33 of them came from North Gyeongsang province.
Currently, there are still no further information regarding the coronavirus infections in SoKor. The country is on the watch for a possible outbreak.