South Korean President Moon Jae In ordered that all available resources be used to track sources of coronavirus infection. The number of daily confirmed cases of COVID-19 in this country has exceeded 600 people.
South Korean President Moon Jae In instructed the government to use government officials, military and police to track sources of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection. This was reported by the Korean agency Yonhap on December 7.
The South Korean leader wanted to expand measures to track people’s contacts, especially in and around Seoul.
According to the agency, the country’s health authorities faced difficulties in tracking the source of coronavirus distribution after the number of daily confirmed cases exceeded 600 people.
The president of South Korea ordered to prepare all available resources to track the sources of coronavirus.
Moon Jae In said it was necessary to increase the working hours of the test collection points, including at night. He instructed to actively promote the use of rapid antigen tests to determine with an accuracy of over 90% whether a person is infected in about 15 minutes.
By the morning of December 7, 67.06 million cases of infection with coronavirus had been confirmed worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic. 1.54 million people with confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 died, and 43.1 million patients recovered.
According to the American Johns Hopkins University, more than 38 thousand cases of COVID-19 infection were detected in South Korea as of December 7. 549 people died from this disease in the country, and 29.3 thousand people recovered.
We remind that on January 30 WHO recognized coronavirus as a problem of global scale. Later the EU authorities launched the innovation program Horizon-2020 to study coronavirus.
It is impossible to stop the COID-19 coronavirus in the European Union, as the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen stated.