BEIJING: South Korea and China has reported more hundreds cases on Thursday as the new illness persists in the worst-hit areas and spreads beyond borders.
China has reported 433 new cases along with 29 additional deaths and on Thursday’s updates bring mainland China’s totals to 78,497 cases ad 2,744 deaths.
Most of the new cases were in Daegu where the outbreak has hit hardest.
The national government has mobilized public health tools to assist the region’s overwhelmed medical system.
According to AP News, South Korea followed China in expressing dismay at travel restrictions imposed by other countries.
Meanwhile, about 40 nations and regions have prohibited or restricted South Korean visitors according to Lee Lee Tae-ho, the Seoul’s second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.