south Korea has registered 79 new coronasmittede, which is the highest since the beginning of april.
this increases the threat of a potential second virusbølge in the country, that otherwise, far and wide are praised for the ability to stop the first outbreak.
Minister of health, Park Neung-hoo says that at least 69 of this week's new infections have connection to a smitteklynge in a warehouse with the company Coupang Corp.
the Company is a great central for internetshopping.
According to the Korean center for disease control and prevention, the total number of smittetilfælde in the country perched on the 11.344. This is the result over 10,000 raskmeldte.
269 is dead after virussmitte.
South korea's wide-ranging and early action in relation to testing have been widely reported and got credit for the fact that the infection has been kept at a relatively low level.
Smittetilfældene in the department store seems to be linked to an outbreak in several nightclubs in Seoul early in may.
All employees who have been in contact with coronasmittede in the department store, has been sent to selvkarantæne, says in a statement from the company.
the Rise comes, while the country stands to facilitate a number of afstandsrestriktioner and reopen the schools. At the same time trying the country to keep the infection down.
the south koreans, like Sweden, has not introduced a curfew, and not closed society all the way down. But all have been encouraged to keep a physical distance.
When the country was hit by the first major virus outbreak outside of China, the authorities reduced it drastically through extensive testing and a very active tracking of smittekæder - among other things with the tracking apps.