Covid-19: S.Korea braces for second wave after club-hopping man contracts virus

People wearing face masks walk through an underground shopping area in Seoul on May 6, 2020. - AFP

SEOUL (The Straits Times/ANN): South Korea is bracing for an "inevitable" second wave of the coronavirus, even as the country eases social distancing amid a slowdown in new infections.

A new case of local infection - a 29-year-old man who went club-hopping - has already triggered alarm.

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