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Global map of COVID-19 cases
China                 Cases : 78,064Deaths : 2,715
South Korea    Cases : 1,261   Deaths : 12
S. Korea’s coronavirus cases exceed 1,200
S. Korea’s coronavirus cases exceed 1,200
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South Korea’s confirmed coronavirus cases surged past 1,200 on Wednesday -- 37 days since the country’s first case was reported -- as the government struggles to contain community transmission of the virus.   The number of cases is expected to climb in the coming days, with municipalities testing over 210,000 followers of a minor Christian sect at the center of rapid infections here and potential new clusters of infections emerging outside Daegu.   A US solider stationed in Korea t
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 Shincheonji Wuhan church emerges as possible link to Korea virus spread
Shincheonji Wuhan church emerges as possible link to Korea virus spread
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Members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus reportedly held meetings in the Chinese city of Wuhan until late last year, raising the possibility that the group’s South Korean members could have contracted COVID-19 virus there and brought it back to Korea. Korea now has the greatest number of COVID-19 infections outside China with over 1,000 confirmed cases. The majority are tied either to the religious sect’s church in Daegu or to the Cheongdo Daenam Hospital in the nearby county of C
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