South Korea reports 516 new Covid-19 cases, bringing total to 5,328


A medical staff member in protective gear prepares to take samples from a visitor at a 'drive-thru' testing centre for the novel coronavirus disease of Covid-19 in Yeungnam University Medical Center in Daegu, South Korea on March 3, 2020. - Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters): South Korea reported 516 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday (March 4), a day after a record spike in cases prompted the country’s president to declare a “war” on the fast spreading pathogen.

The new cases bring South Korea’s total to 5,328, with 34 deaths, the worst epidemic of any nation outside China.

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