The South Korean authorities reported 35 new cases of coronavirus on Monday. This is the largest daily increase since April 9, major cities, especially Seoul.
The Asian country had managed to get through the worst phase of the outbreak without taking measures such as containment and contracting the virus to carry out large-scale tests. After the gradual reduction in positive numbers, the government eased some restrictions.
However, in recent days, new cases related to nightclubs have been discovered, of which 86 are related to the Itaewon district, a popular area of the capital. According to health authorities, there are 63 customers and 23 relatives among these new positives, reports the Yonhap news agency.
Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon on Saturday ordered the nightclubs to be closed, but the head of South Korean disease control and prevention centers, Jeong Eun Kyeong, called on Monday to find out “quickly” about the potential infected people to a new community -To prevent transmission.