Moon orders officials to do utmost to contain spread of coronavirus
Updated: 2020-01-22 13:29:33 KST
President Moon Jae-in, meanwhile, has ordered South Korean government officials to help contain the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.
The deputy presidential spokesperson said today, that the president was briefed on the situation and told officials to look into how the outbreak might affect the local economy.
After the first case of the virus was confirmed here earlier this week, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised its alert level for the virus from "blue" to "yellow."