A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea’s surge raises prospect of stricter curbs

  • South Korea, once regarded as a success story in containing the virus, has recorded almost 4,000 new cases in the past two weeks
  • Parliament was shut down and lawmakers went into self- quarantine on Thursday as the nation reported its largest daily increase in cases since March

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
A medical worker and test subjects at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AP
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