The Center for Disease Control and Prevention of South Korea (KCDC, according to its acronym in English) reported this Friday that the country managed to break the 200 daily cases of coronavirus for another day after a week in which the numbers were record high achieved that exceeded 400 positive results; However, the government plans to extend the restrictions for another week.
In a meeting this Friday in Seoul, South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye Kyun announced that the government is discussing the possibility of extending recent restrictions for another seven days to halt the progression of the coronavirus, which has so far left 20,842 accumulated cases and 331 Deaths.
Chung said that while the number of daily infections has decreased slightly in recent days, the situation has not yet entered a phase of “solid stability” for which he has asked the population for responsibility and “patience”. otherwise a “new crisis” could arise.
On this occasion, 198 new infections were diagnosed, of which 189 are locally transmitted. The rest is imported from China and Russia, two cases; as well as Turkey, France and the United States.