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South Korea reports 334 new coronavirus cases, postpones military drill with US troops

South Korea reports 334 new coronavirus cases, postpones military drill with US troops

27.2.2020

South Korea reports 334 new coronavirus cases, postpones military drill with US troops

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea reported 334 additional cases of the new coronavirus on Thursday (Feb 27), the largest daily increase yet, as the US State Department issued a new travel warning for South Korea and a joint military drill was postponed.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Of the new cases, 307 were in the south-eastern city of Daegu, where a church that was at the centre of the outbreak is located, the KCDC said in its statement.The US military reported its first case of the coronavirus on Wednesday, in a 23-year-old soldier based in Camp Carroll, about 20km from Daegu.

An upcoming"command post training" usually conducted by members of the two militaries' Combined Forces Command will be postponed"until further notice", according to a statement from the combined command.The KCDC said on Wednesday that the crewmember had been on a Korean Air KE958 flight from Israel to Incheon on Feb 15-16.

Yonhap News Agency and other media said she worked on flights KE017 and KE012 on Feb 19 and Feb 20 to and from Los Angeles.South Korea has the most virus cases outside China and Italy and Iran are emerging as new epicentres of the rapidly spreading illness.



Read more: The Straits Times

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