Customers stand in a line outside a chemist to buy face masks in Daegu, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
Customers stand in a line outside a chemist to buy face masks in Daegu, South Korea. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: thousands wait for hospital beds in South Korea as cases hit 5,621, death toll climbs to 32

  • South Korea also announced a stimulus package of US$9.8 billion to cushion the impact of the largest outbreak of coronavirus outside China
  • More than 4,000 cases have now been confirmed in the southern city of Daegu, where the main cluster formed around a controversial Christian sect

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Customers stand in a line outside a chemist to buy face masks in Daegu, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
Customers stand in a line outside a chemist to buy face masks in Daegu, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
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