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S. Korea confirms first COVID-19 death as new cases soar

February 22, 2020

South Korea’s Kovac 19 outbreak breached
an unwanted first on Thursday where the nation recording its first us from the
virus the number of cases has also surged in recent days currently standing
at 107 for more we have our home you on the line for us you so tell us more
about the first fatality in the country him in South Korea’s first does from the
coronavirus was a 63 year old man who had been hospitalized in Chengdu tanam
hospital for more than 20 years he died after showing symptoms of pneumonia
early Wednesday morning but upon conducting an officee health authorities
discovered he had Co v.19 experts say the mortality rate of the
virus outside ohan the Chinese city at the epicenter of the virus is estimated
to be around 0.2 2.4 percent that slower the MERS were higher than influenza this
means further deaths from Kobe 19 are likely to occur over time in South Korea
especially if new cases continued to mount 56 new cases were confirmed on
Thursday bringing the total number of cases to 107 out of the new cases 51
were in Teague and gyeongsang-do province out of which 28 were related to
the shinji Church of Jesus which was visited by the country’s 31st confirmed
patient two new cases were confirmed in Seoul and one each in Toluca province
Gwangju and Jeju so now this single case in Jeju government officials say he’s a
member of the South Korean navy and this has the country’s armed forces on alert
yes that’s right I mean the patient is a South Korean navy sealer in his 20s he
recently visited his hometown table where community based transmission is
happening he was immediately quarantined at his face after he showed symptoms of
kovat 19 to prevent further spread of the virus within the Armed Forces South
Korea’s Defense Ministry is scrapping outdoor drills and limiting their off
installation traveled to visit emphasis from Saturday US forces Korea has also
bent its personnel from traveling to table USFK commander General Robert
Abrams elevated the risk for the u.s. fk’d to moderate until the Korea Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention completes
contact race procedures back to you Amy


  • Reply Molly Oy February 21, 2020 at 12:47 am

    Everyone be smart , stay healthy and be well , we in the USA are rooting for you ❤

  • Reply mimi tv studio February 21, 2020 at 1:49 am

    Now 156 person confirmed…so scary in here now 😭😭😭😭

  • Reply MGTOW Guy February 21, 2020 at 2:43 am

    20 year's in the hospital did I hear that right??

  • Reply David Ziegenbusch February 21, 2020 at 3:54 am

    In the hospital for 20 years and covid-19 finally takes him out!

  • Reply Sunny February 21, 2020 at 5:59 am

    Will South Korea the next China? Watch out for South Korea. In the past 72 hours, it has overtaken Japan for the number 2 spot (not counting Diamond Princess) as to the number of cases infected by COVID-19. In the past 72 hours, South Korea showed a five-fold increase in the number of infected cases from 31 to 156. It is believed this sudden rise related to the a religious assembly in Daegu where a thousand followers attended. Among them was the # 31 infected case in South Korea, suspected to be a "super spreader." Expect the number to increase at an accelerated pace. If not contained right away, South Korea will go the way of China in just a matter of time.

    Here's more bad news: Coronavirus patients can have similar "viral load" whether or not they show symptoms. This suggests the transmission potential of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patients. In short, a person may already be spreading the virus during the incubation but before the onset of symptoms. This article was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. If one recent study (not peer reviewed) which indicates the incubation period can be as long as 24 days, can only fuel the outbreak further.

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