South Korea reports 219 new coronavirus cases, total at 3,150

Published February 29, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

South Korea reported 219 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s total infections to 3,150, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Saturday.

People in traditional Korean hanbok dresses wear face masks as they visit Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul on February 23, 2020. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)
People in traditional Korean hanbok dresses wear face masks as they visit Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul on February 23, 2020. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

The new cases added to the 594 confirmed earlier in the day. Together they logged a record daily increase in infections since South Korea confirmed its first patient on Jan. 20.

 

 
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