A health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: APA health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: AP
A health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea shuts schools, braces for health care workers’ strike

  • Over the past two weeks, 150 students and 43 teaching and faculty staff have tested positive in and around Seoul
  • South Korea reported 280 new infections on Tuesday and there are growing concerns about the increased number of untraced cases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: APA health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: AP
A health care worker carries out disinfection on a street in Goyang, which is part of the Seoul metropolitan area. Photo: AP
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