Work Crews Disinfect Public Spaces as Coronavirus Spreads in Daegu, South Korea

Workers could be seen spraying disinfectant in Daegu, South Korea’s fourth biggest city, as an additional 334 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the country on February 27.

Businesses across South Korea such as gymnasiums, cafes and beauty salons took to social media to show their disinfection work due to the coronavirus outbreak, while Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shared images of crews performing the task in the street.

Around 1,600 cases of the virus have been confirmed by the Korean health authority, a rise of 334 since the previous day. The global death toll from the flu-like virus is reported to be over 2,700.

The majority of coronavirus cases in Korea are in the city of Daegu, with many of the cases believed to be connected to the Shincheonji Church. Credit: drift_hun2 via Storyful