On Halloween, October 31, a street in Seoul, South Korea was crowded with people.
Overseas Network November 23 electric new collective Coronavirus infection events, a large nightclub Yeonsu Korea Incheon occur. According to South Korea’s “Joongang Ilbo”, as of the 23rd, the nightclub had reported 6 confirmed cases, including 4 female employees and 2 male customers.
According to the report, two men visited the nightclub on November 13th. After they developed symptoms such as sore throat and cough, they were tested for the new coronavirus and were diagnosed on the 20th and 21st.
One of the men who was infected with the Coronavirus was a maritime police. After he was diagnosed, his unit was temporarily blocked. In the process of investigating close contacts, the government also tested the staff of nightclubs they had been to.
As a result, in this nightclub with a total of 24 employees, as of the 23rd, a total of 4 employees had been diagnosed. They were between 30 and 40 years old. Among them, 3 were asymptomatic infections and 1 had sore throat. The local government said it is tracking other close contacts by checking visitor records.
According to Yonhap News Agency, the head of South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters, Zheng Yinjing, stated at a regular press conference on the 23rd that the recent Coronavirus epidemic has been spreading across the country, and the risk of a nationwide pandemic is worrying.
She said that in the past week (November 17-23), the average daily community infection cases were as high as 282.6, of which 200 were in the metropolitan area. If the spread of the epidemic cannot be curbed to a certain extent, the number of confirmed cases will likely increase exponentially like a dam breach flood.