South Korea reports 48 more coronavirus cases, total 204: authorities

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Feb 21 2020 07:22 PM

A man wearing a mask to prevent contracting the coronavirus walks on a zebra crossing in Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2020. Kim Hong, Reuters/File

SEOUL - South Korea reported 48 more coronavirus cases Friday afternoon, adding to 52 it announced in the morning, bringing the nationwide total to 204.

Among the latest cases, 46 were connected to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in the southern city of Daegu, the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement.