Daily Archive: February 5, 2020

Navy worker quarantined after contact with coronavirus patient

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Yonhap) A civilian worker for the Navy has been quarantined after having a meal with a confirmed coronavirus patient, the defense ministry said Wednesday.On Jan. 25, the man affiliated with a naval unit and his family members ate toget…

Soldier shows coronavirus symptoms but tests negative

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Yonhap) A soldier has tested negative for the new coronavirus after showing some symptoms following a trip to China, the defense ministry has said.After visiting China’s Suzhou region, the Army sergeant arrived back in South Korea on J…

Busan to offer medical supplies to China to help fight epidemic

BUSAN (Yonhap) Busan will offer 300 million won (US$253,000) worth of emergency assistance to its eight partner cities and provinces in China to help combat the deadly new coronavirus, the southeastern port city said Wednesday.The city plans to send …

S. Korea reports 1 more case of novel coronavirus, 19 in total

SEOUL (Yonhap) South Korea on Wednesday confirmed one more case of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total here to 19.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said a 36 year old South Korean man who returned from Singapore after …

Yonhap News Summary

The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Wednesday. (LEAD) S. Korea releases first fully recovered coronavirus patient from hospitalSEOUL South Korea on Wednesday discharged a man from hospital who re…