South Korean Presidential Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AP
South Korean Presidential Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AP

Seoul a ‘Covid-19 war zone’ as cases continue to soar in South Korea

  • South Korea reported 615 new coronavirus infections on Monday, mostly in the Seoul metropolitan area
  • President Moon Jae-in and health officials are calling for increased social distancing, testing and tracing to prevent a major national outbreak

South Korean Presidential Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AP
South Korean Presidential Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Monday. Photo: AP
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