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S. Korea reports 79 new COVID-19 cases Thursday Updated: 2020-05-28 14:21:27 KST

There has been a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in South Korea due to a cluster infection related to a logistics center of e-commerce company Coupang.
As of Thursday, the country reported 82 new cases, mostly concentrated in Seoul, Incheon and the surrounding Gyeonggi-do Province.
The authorities say they will strengthen monitoring at logistics facilities nationwide.
Nearly four-thousand people who either work at the logistics center or had contact with the patients are being tested.
A call center employee has also tested positive.
The patient reportedly worked at the Coupang logistics center on weekends.
Nearly 16-hundred people work at the call center.
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