S. Korea: Neighbourhoods quiet in virus epicentre Daegu | AFP

The streets of Daegu are near empty as South Korea reports 256 new coronavirus cases, taking its total — the highest in the world outside China — to 2,022. More than 90 percent of the new cases are in Daegu — the city at the epicentre of the country’s outbreak — and neighbouring North Gyeongsang province, with the death toll remaining at 13.

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