South Korea’s key industries hit hard by Covid-19


A person wearing a protective mask walking past a shuttered store at a shopping mall in the Jongno district of Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 24, 2020. - Bloomberg

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN): South Korea’s major industries -- including electronics, automobiles, retail and oil refining -- are on high alert due to a surge in Covid-19 cases here, as well as the market slowdown in China, the nation’s biggest export destination.

As of Monday, the number of confirmed Covid-19 patients stood at 833, up 161 from the previous day, and the death toll had risen to seven.

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