South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP
South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP

Coronavirus: South Korea in crisis mode as Daegu cases surge

  • Infections have risen six-fold in three days to at least 208, with doomsday cult at centre of ‘super-spreading event’
  • New infections include three members of the 600,000-strong military

Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP
South Korean health officials disinfect an area in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Photo: Handout / AFP
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