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S. Korea reports its first case of Brazilian COVID-19 variant
Updated: 2021-01-19 03:53:47 KST
Meanwhile over in South Korea, the country reported its first case of the Brazilian COVID-19 variant.
The total here in the nation now stands at 18 including 15 from the UK and 2 from South Africa.
The person flew from Brazil to Germany for a layover before arriving in South Korea on January 10th.
After testing positive at an airport screening center, treatment was immediately provided.
According to local authorities, it's highly unlikely to have spread to anyone else.
Reporter : tkim@arirang.com