South Korea's confirmed cases of the new coronavirus more than doubled in a day to 433 on Saturday, led by two clusters of infections at a religious organization in Daegu and a neighboring hospital.Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, in a rare public message on Saturday night, reassured people that the virus, which emerged in China, can be contained if the public cooperates with the government's instructions.Chung apologized for recent spikes in infections and urged people to refrain from attending mass gatherings, including religious services, to prevent the virus from more widely spreading.The number of COVID-19 infections here has soared this week, with most infections traced to the hospital in the southeastern county of Cheongdo and a minor Christian sect in the southeastern city of Daegu, which constitute some 80 percent of the total infections here.Daegu, where the 2.5 million inhabitants have been asked to stay indoors, and neighboring Cheongdo were designated as a "special … [Read more...] about Korea’s virus cases surge to 433 on church services, cluster outbreak at hospital
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