South Korea to raise virus alert level to red, president says - Yonhap
South Korea's foreign ministry summoned the Israeli Chargé d'affaires in Seoul to protest the treatment of South Korean nationals in Israel over the COVID19 outbreak in South Korea
North Korea orders cargo arriving in the country to be isolated for 10 days and fully disinfected to prevent coronavirus. This follows an order to quarantine foreigners for 30 days - Yonhap/Kyodo
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As we pass Gumi, just north of Daegu, we get an emergency alert about coronavirus cases nearby. It tells you where the person with the virus has been and at what time. Incredibly detailed. (This person was playing a Korean version of pool until 1.30am)
South Korea reports 123 more cases of new coronavirus, total soars to 556
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US State Department increases travel advisory for South Korea to Level 2: "Exercise increased caution"
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South Korean passengers are barred from enter to Israel, were sent back to Thailand. Israeli passengers were taken to quarantine #coronavirus
Israeli MOH and MOFA checks the possibility of barring the entrance of South Korea tourists starting already this evening. This comes after at least 9 South Korean tourists that were infected traveled around Israel
Samsung will shut down operations at a plant in Gumi City after an employee was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus
62 of the 87 new coronavirus cases in South Korea are connected to the Shincheonji church in Daegu. That means 244 of the 433 total cases in South Korea (56%) are connected to the church
South Korea reports 87 more cases of new coronavirus, total soars to 433
A 4th South Korean military member tests positive for coronavirus He's from Gyeonggi Province but had visited Daegu
South Korea reports 2nd death from coronavirus - Yonhap
Yonhap: 98 out of 156 cases in South Korea are associated with the church in Daegu
The mayor of the of Daegu, South Korea, urged its 2.5 million people to refrain from going outside as cases of a new virus spike
South Korea's city of Daegu closes public libraries, orders kindergartens to suspend classes for the time being - Yonhap
10 new virus cases in South Korea
15 of the new cases in South Korea today are linked to a super-spreader. The woman is thought to have infected 14 people at a church and 1 staff member at a hospital - Yonhap
South Korea confirms five more coronavirus cases
Korea CDC says they have not concluded with certainty that the 31st patient passed on the virus to 10 other confirmed patients at their common place of worship
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Multiple crashes involving 30 cars killed 5 and injured 43 others in South Korea Monday afternoon. The mishap took place in a tunnel in Namwon. Toxic gas has also leaked in the tunnel, and rescue operations continued until early Tuesday: ANN /GT
South Korea reports 1 new case of coronavirus, first since Tuesday
At an international security conference in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, United States Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that China tops the Pentagon's list of potential adversaries, followed by Russia, and "rogue states like the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Iran."
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Rodong Sinmun today telling North Koreans *not* to eat meals with their family members and stay 1.5m away from others to prevent coronavirus infection
North Korea says the quarantine period for coronavirus has been extended to 30 days
28th virus case confirmed in South Korea, strict quarantine in store for Hong Kong, Macao arrivals
KCNA: "Achievements were also made such as developing the technology for rapidly and accurately examining the virus infectionThe active efforts exerted by the CPC and the government of China for the life, safety and health of the people will certainly bear fruits."
KCNA: "Xi Jinpingset the infectious disease control as the top priority taskfor the life, security and health of the people. He called for intensifying centralistic and unified leadership of the CPC Central Committee under the grave prevailing situation."
KCNA: "The novel coronavirus infection that broke out recently in China is sweeping across the world, threatening human life. The party and government of China are all out to check the spread of the infectious pneumonia by the virus and damage by it."
North Korea is carrying out testing and disinfection measures at every road reaching the capital Pyongyang, according to state-run media - Yonhap