COVID-19 hits Daegu city officials

SEOUL --- Five officials of the Daegu city government were confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 as of Thursday morning, as the city struggles to deal with over 1,000 confirmed cases and another 1,000 in isolation. Three additional staff infections were confirmed overnight, after a staff member of the deputy mayor's office was confirmed Tuesday and another official who had a meal with that person was confirmed Wednesday. The infections have prompted the city government to shut down buildings and make hundreds of staff work from home, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to health authorities on Thursday, an official of the city government's const...Keep on reading: COVID-19 hits Daegu city officials

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