Daegu, formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the third-largest after Seoul, and Busan, and also the third-largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents. Daegu and surrounding North Gyeongsang Province are often referred to as Daegu-Gyeongbuk, with a total population over 5 million.
Amid the biggest coronavirus outbreak outside China, churches across South Korea were empty on Sunday with some holding online services and the country's Catholic Church halting mass for the first time..
The U.S. and South Korean militaries said on Monday they are considering scaling back joint training because of mounting concerns about the coronavirus. South Korea is testing more than 200,000 members..
NEW DELHI: South Korea did a very good job of mapping the people affected by virus using technology and by February 17, the countrys tally of COVID-19 patients was just 30 with zero deaths. South Korea.. WorldNews - Published
South Korea posted a jump in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, reversing days of slowing infections after a new outbreak emerged in a nursing home in the hardest-hit city of Daegu. Reuters - Published
South Korea's fourth largest city, Daegu, accounts for nearly three quarters of coronavirus cases there. An explosion of patients has overwhelmed hospitals, forcing authorities to shift tactics. ...... WorldNews - Published
South Korea reported 516 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as thousands of sick people waited for hospital beds in Daegu, the city at the center of the worst outbreak outside mainland China. Reuters - Published
Japan on Sunday raised its infectious disease advisory levels for parts of South Korea and Italy, urging its citizens not to take trips to South Korea's Daegu and Cheongdo regions and avoid non-urgent.. Reuters - Published
Singapore said on Tuesday it would ban all visitors who had recently traveled to the South Korean city of Daegu and Cheongdo County, and may impose stricter travel restrictions for South Korea if the.. Reuters - Published
SEOUL: The novel coronavirus outbreak in South Korea is "very grave", President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday as he visited its epicentre, even as the country announced its smallest rise in cases for.. WorldNews - Published
South Korea's Korean Air Lines and Asiana Airlines said on Monday they are suspending flights to Daegu, the country's fourth-largest city with the largest number of coronavirus cases, for the time.. Reuters - Published
SEOUL - South Korea raised its infectious disease alert to its highest level on Sunday as confirmed coronavirus cases in the country jumped to 602 and the death toll rose to five. More than half the.. WorldNews - Published
South Korea's confirmed cases of coronavirus jumped by 123 to 556 and its death toll rose to four on Sunday, with a majority of cases linked to a church in the southeastern city of Daegu. Reuters - Published
The malls and restaurants in Daegu were empty and streets were eerily quiet on Friday after the number of cases of coronavirus in South Korea doubled overnight to 204, almost all of them found in and.. Reuters - Published
SEOUL, South Korea — Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, and a city that's home to a U.S. Army garrison emerged as the focus of the government's containment effort. The country said a.. WorldNews - Published
The deserted shopping malls and cinemas of South Korea's Daegu, a city of 2.5 million people, became one of the most striking images outside China of an outbreak that international authorities are.. Reuters - Published
South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has described an outbreak of coronavirus infections linked to a church in the city of Daegu as a "super-spreading event". But experts, including.. Reuters - Published
South Korean health officials believe that the infections are linked to a 61-year-old woman who tested positive for the virus earlier this week. The Korean Centre for Disease Control says the woman -.. WorldNews - Published
The World Health Organization (WHO) is in close touch with South Korea regarding a "cluster" of COVID-19 cases around the central city of Daegu, a WHO spokesman said on Thursday after authorities there.. Reuters - Published
A 61-year-old woman is believed to have infected dozens of worshippers at the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu, taking the national total to 82 Coronavirus – latest news The South Korean city of.. WorldNews - Published
The mayor of a South Korean city at the center of a new coronavirus outbreak told residents to stay indoors on Thursday as a surge in confirmed cases linked to a local church raised the prospect of.. Reuters - Published
South Korea's government reported 31 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, after a new outbreak traced to church services in the southwestern city of Daegu, bringing the number of people infected in.. Reuters - Published
South Korea reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 10 people involved in a surprise outbreak traced to several church services in the central city of Daegu. Reuters - Published