South Korea launches a ‘war’ against coronavirus

South Korea affirmed a “war” against the coronavirus as the country reported more 374 cases of the epidemic with more than 30 died of the illness, as per local media.
The president Moon Jae stated after the cabinet meeting wherein all ministers participated wearing masks and other medical protections, as reported by the local news agency.
The report stated that the death toll from the virus has reached 31, while the total number of cases mounted to 5,186. The latest figures for coronavirus affectees were cited from the Korea centers for disease control and prevention.
Moon said, “The crisis in Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province reached its peak, and the whole country has entered a war against the infectious disease”.
The report said the president has ordered a shift to a “24-hour emergency room system”.
South Korea has called off major events and festivities owing to the spread of the COVID-19 at a fast pace as compared to the rest of the world. The spring welcoming festivals have been canceled to contain the coronavirus.
South Korea is the worst affected country from the coronavirus after China, the epicenter of the epidemic.
The coronavirus has spiked more than 73 countries across the globe with more than 10,000 affected.
The COVID-19 outbreak was first detected in China’s Wuhan city the last December.
The World health organization has declared the global risk of coronavirus to be “very high”.–Worldwide News

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