In South Korea, the government is alarmed by an increase in positive coronavirus tests. Vice Minister of Health Kim Gang Lip spoke of a „highly dangerous crisis“. The infections spread in the capital Seoul, he says. Now there is a threat of expansion to the entire country. The number of new cases rose three-digit in the country for the sixth day in a row.
90 percent of the new cases are in Seoul. Most recently, 297 people were newly tested for the corona virus. This brings the total to 16,058. 306 deaths have been linked to the virus.