S Korea On Frontline As Coronavirus Spreads

Millennium Post Delhi|February 25, 2020

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S Korea On Frontline As Coronavirus Spreads
Prez Moon Jae-in over the weekend raised country’s virus alert to the highest “red” level as kindergarten and school holidays were extended

DAEGU (South Korea): The deadly coronavirus epidemic spread further outside China on Monday with a surge of infections in South Korea making it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled worsening outbreaks.

The number of fatalities in China also continued to soar, with 150 more confirmed deaths taking the official death toll to nearly 2,600.

A rising number of new cases and deaths in other parts of the world have deep-ened fears about a potential pandemic, with South Korea, Italy and Iran emerging over the past week on the frontlines.

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February 25, 2020