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As cases surge in South Korea, people scramble for hospital beds

South Korea reported 516 coronavirus cases on Wednesday as thousands of sick people waited for hospital beds in Daegu, the city of the worst outbreak outside mainland China. The new cases bring South Korea’s total to 5,328, with at least 32 deaths, mostly in and around Daegu where the flu-like virus has spread rapidly through […]

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says situation ‘very grave’ as mass virus tests get going

South Korean health authorities aim to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge of new coronavirus cases as President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the situation was very grave. South Korea’s tally of cases of coronavirus cases rose to 977, fuelling fears the outbreak, which is thought to […]

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South Korea to test 200,000 members of Daegu church for Coronavirus

South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the center of a surge in coronavirus cases. Of the new cases, 16 were in the southeastern city of Daegu, where a church at the center of the outbreak is located, and 33 were from North Gyeongsang Province, health officials said. About […]