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South Korea on Highest Alert Against Coronavirus

People wearing protective face masks walk on a street in Beijing, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. South Korea and China both reported a…

South Korea has raised its alert level for the coronavirus disease to the highest level.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged officials to not hesitate to take “unprecedented powerful measures” to contain the outbreak.

Moon made the comments as authorities reported 123 more cases Sunday, raising the total to 556 with five deaths.

South Korea’s prime minister said the coronavirus in his country had entered a “more grave stage” as the new cases of the disease were reported Sunday.

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun made the remark late Saturday in a nationally televised address. He said Seoul is making all-out efforts to contain the further read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com