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- Date2020-02-04 11:37
- Update2020-02-04 11:37
- DivisionDivision of Risk assessment and International Cooperation
One more case of novel Coronavirus has been confirmed in Korea
○ The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has confirmed 16th case of 2019 novel Coronavirus(2019-nCoV) on 4 February, 2020.
○ The case is a 42-year-old Korean female, who had visited Thailand and returned to Korea on 19 January. She developed chills in the evening of 25th. She has been treated since then, but the symptoms persisted until 2 February. She visited a national university hospital on 3 February and got tested in isolation for 2019-nCoV. She was confirmed of positive on 4 February.
○ Epidemiological investigation and environmental disinfection are currently on-going. The additional information will be released soon.