People wearing protective face masks walk through the Itaewon district in Seoul. South Korea reported a cluster of new cases linked to nightclubs in the popular area. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: South Korea reports new infection cluster linked to nightclubs

  • A 29-year-old man visited three nightclubs that had at least 1,500 patrons in Seoul’s popular Itaewon neighbourhood over the weekend
  • Local media initially identified the nightspots as ‘gay clubs’, sparking criticism that it could lead to discrimination and deter club-goers from getting tested
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing protective face masks walk through the Itaewon district in Seoul. South Korea reported a cluster of new cases linked to nightclubs in the popular area. Photo: Bloomberg
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