A hostess at a karaoke bar in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, tested positive for the coronavirus Monday night — just hours after the city government allowed some nightlife businesses to reopen — Seoul officials said Tuesday.
Cable network JTBC stated on Tuesday that producer Jeon Chang-geun of the currently airing “Mystic Pop-up Bar” was “cleared of all suspicions” related to allegations regarding the death of actor Jang Ja-yeon in 2009. Jang committed suicide on...
Two clusters of coronavirus infections linked to nightclubs in Itaewon-dong, central Seoul and Samsung Medical Center (SMC) in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, both grew over the weekend as health officials continue contact tracing.
A Covid-19 hot spot at Samsung Medical Center in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, appears to be under control after four nurses tested positive earlier this week, but the cluster of infections that began in nightclubs in Itaewon continues to grow.
Health officials Monday said the cluster of coronavirus infections in Itaewon, central Seoul, was largely under control, with only two new cases found Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 170.
Seoul officials Thursday named Sinchon, Hongdae and Nagwon-dong as new Covid-19 hot spots, hinting at possible links to the Itaewon cluster.
Health officials added four more bars and clubs in Itaewon to their Covid-19 hot spots after tracing patients to them, up from the five previously known clubs in the multicultural neighborhood in central Seoul.
A new coronavirus hot spot in Seoul’s multicultural hub of Itaewon infected 86 people by Monday noon, up from 54 the day before as health officials scramble to track down young partygoers.
More than 50 new Covid-19 cases have been traced to Itaewon in central Seoul, home to many foreigners, triggering fears of a second wave of the coronavirus in a country that had it well under control.
At least 13 more cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed Friday, associated with a patient who visited clubs and bars in Seoul's popular multicultural neighborhood of Itaewon over the past weekend.