‘SUPER-Infectious’ Case Of Coronavirus Drops South Korea In Danger

Ankita Chetana |Feb 20, 2020

After a prayer at a church in Daegu city, the super-infectious case of coronavirus has spread to at least 15 people, which has made citizens confused about an outbreak of Covid-19 in South Korea.

Yesterdays, Yonhap News stated that South Korean governments fear of a serious coronavirus outbreak in this country after the first ‘super-infectious’ case of coronavirus happened and made at least 15 people get infected with Covid-19. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of South Korea declared that the super-infectious person is called ‘patient no. 31’ – the 31st case of positive infection with coronavirus in this country.

Super Infectious Case Of Coronavirus
South Korea has carried out some methods to control Covid-19 in Daegu

The super-infectious person lives in Daegu, 300 km of distance from Seoul. She reached the church for praying together with the other 10 people. As per reports, she earlier had communicated with a patient of Covid-19 in Daegu hospital and some other citizens. The results of 15 people communicating with the super-infectious case of coronavirus are positive with coronavirus.

Director of South Korea CDC Jung Eun Kyung said that they believe there are more cases of communication at the church. Since then, they start testing all the people who have come to the church.

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The church where many clusters have come

The super-infectious person was admitted to Daegu Hospital from February 7th. Initially, this person refused to implement the testing of coronavirus regardless of doctors’ requests. CDC also announced that this person communicated with 166 people. All of them have joined the government to be segregated after getting the announcement.

Up to know, the individual spreading the virus to the super-infectious case of coronavirus in Daegu is unknown. In the announcement on February 19th, South Korea medical agents noted that as long as they can control the pandemic, they will not blockade Daegu.

20 New Cases Of Coronavirus In South Korea
S. Korea confirmed 20 new cases of coronavirus

On February 19th, South Korea witnessed 20 new cases positive infected with the coronavirus. Thus, until now, there have been 51 cases of coronavirus patients in this country. Also, according to the CDC of South Korea, 16 patients of Covid-19 have recovered from being treated in segregated areas.

Coronavirus update in the world

In the world, there have been 75,207 positive cases of being infected with the coronavirus. Amongst them, 2,010 people were found dead that almost come from China. Besides, the number of death cases outside China was reported as the Philippines: 1, Hong Kong: 2, Japan: 1, France: 1, and Taiwan: 1.

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