- Title: South Korean paramedics disinfect ambulances, Prime Minister visits hospital
- Date: 14th March 2020
- Summary: DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA (MARCH 14, 2020) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PARAMEDICS IN PROTECTIVE SUIT SPRAYING DISINFECTANT INTO AMBULANCE PARAMEDIC IN PROTECTIVE SUIT SPRAYING DISINFECTANT INTO AMBULANCE / ANOTHER PARAMEDIC IN PROTECTIVE SUIT WALKING OVER TO BE SANITISED VARIOUS OF PARAMEDICS SPRAYING DISINFECTANT ON EACH OTHER PARAMEDIC PUTTING ON PROTECTIVE GOGGLES VARIOUS OF MEDICAL WASTE CONTAINERS AMBULANCE PASSING BY / AMBULANCES AT CAR PARK MEDICAL STAFF IN PROTECTIVE SUIT WALKING BY MEDICAL STAFF IN PROTECTIVE SUIT WALKING INTO KEIMYUNG UNIVERSITY DAEGU DONGSAN HOSPITAL STAFF MOVING BOXES / FLOWERS FROM DAEGU RESIDENTS LAID OUT IN FRONT OF HOSPITAL ENTRANCE FLOWERS FOR MEDICAL STAFFS VARIOUS DONATED BOXES OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND FOOD FOR MEDICAL STAFFS VARIOUS OF MEDICAL STAFF IN PROTECTIVE SUITS ENTERING HOSPITAL ENTRANCE OF HOSPITAL/ BANNER READING (Korean): "LOCAL DESIGNATED HOSPITAL FOR COVID-19. KEIMYUNG UNIVERSITY DAEGU DONGSAN HOSPITAL"
- Keywords: COVID-19 Daegu Prime Minister South Korea coronavirus hospital virus outbreak
- Reuters ID: LVA001C50V58N
- Location: DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA
- City: DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA
- Country: South Korea
- Duration: 00:01:44
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Story Text: South Korean paramedics in Daegu disinfected ambulances after the morning shift on Saturday (March 14) as the country reported the number of people recovering from coronavirus exceeded those with new infections.
Flowers, letters of support and donated goods were seen at Keimyung University Daegu Dongsan Hospital where the Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun visited and encouraged medical staff to continue their work.
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) recorded 107 new coronavirus cases on Saturday compared with 110 a day earlier, taking the national tally to 8,086.
In contrast, 204 patients were released from hospitals where they had been isolated for treatment. The death toll rose by one to 73.
(Production: Kim Kyung-hoon, Chaeyoun Won, Minwoo Park)
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