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Sangmi Cha

Mapping coronavirus: South Koreans turn to online tracking as cases surge

24 Feb 2020

SEOUL As the new coronavirus spreads in South Korea, private software developers have set up websites and apps to help people track cases and shun places where infected people have been in the hope of avoiding the fast-spreading virus.

South Korea coronavirus cases more than double, Samsung factory shutdown

22 Feb 2020

SEOUL South Korea said on Saturday that the number of new coronavirus cases in the country had doubled to 433, and officials suggested that the tally could rise significantly as more than 1,000 people who attended a church at the centre of the outbreak reported flu-like symptoms. | Video

South Korea coronavirus cases more than double, Samsung factory shutdown

22 Feb 2020

SEOUL South Korea said on Saturday that the number of new coronavirus cases in the country had doubled to 433, and officials suggested that the tally could rise significantly as more than 1,000 people who attended a church at the centre of the outbreak reported flu-like symptoms. | Video

South Korea coronavirus cases surge due to church, hospital outbreaks

22 Feb 2020

SEOUL Coronavirus cases in South Korea almost doubled on Saturday to 346 and officials flagged the tally could rise significantly higher as more than 1,000 people who attended a church at the center of the outbreak reported flu-like symptoms.

'Like a zombie apocalypse': Residents on edge as coronavirus cases surge in South Korea

20 Feb 2020

SEOUL Residents of a South Korean city at the centre of a new coronavirus outbreak described empty streets, deserted shops, and a climate of fear as a surge in confirmed cases linked to a church raised the prospect of wider transmission.

South Korea reports 20 new coronavirus cases, church services at center of outbreak

19 Feb 2020

SEOUL South Korea reported 20 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 14 people involved in an outbreak traced to several church services in the central city of Daegu. | Video

Defectors from North Korea run in South's elections to battle flawed policies

19 Feb 2020

SEOUL Politics in South Korea is drawing high-profile North Korean defectors in numbers not seen before, aiming to remedy what they call failures by President Moon Jae-in's administration to protect refugees from the North.

South Korea reports 20 new coronavirus cases, church services at centre of outbreak

19 Feb 2020

SEOUL South Korea reported 20 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 14 people involved in an outbreak traced to several church services in the central city of Daegu.

North Korean refugees seek political voice in South with new party

18 Feb 2020

SEOUL A group of North Korean refugees launched a political party in South Korea on Tuesday, aiming to give a voice to the 33,500 defectors living in the South and oppose conciliation with Pyongyang.

Hunt on for 'patient zero' who spread coronavirus globally from Singapore

14 Feb 2020

SINGAPORE/SEOUL/LONDON As lion dancers snaked between conference room tables laden with plastic bottles, pens, notebooks and laptops, some staff from British gas analytics firm Servomex snapped photos of the performance meant to bring good luck and fortune. | Video

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