South Korea reports big jump in coronavirus cases

The number of cases of coronavirus in South Korea has doubled in 24 hours, reaching 204

As the government works to prevent the spread of the virus, events have been cancelled and delayed, and some facilities are being closed down until further notice.

The total number of COVID-19 cases stemming from “patient 31” in the city of 2.5 million people— which is two hours south of the capital, Seoul — comes to 58 and of the total 42 made contact at the church.

Another 15 were infected in contact at the local hospital, one person infected at the hospital has died, according to a briefing from Korea’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention.