20 February 2020 – 24 doctors deployed and virus-detection centres expanded in Daegu

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Enhance laboratory testing capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The government believes that COVID-19 is spreading locally with a limited scope. Health authorities have been adjusting quarantine and prevention work to cope with local transmission, and will deploy 24 more doctors to Daegu and expand the number of virus-detection centers to 22 in the city. The authorities are keeping the virus alert level at “orange”.
Full details here: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/02/119_283815.html