South Korean virus cases jump again, first US soldier infected

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean virus cases jumped again yesterday and the United States (US) military confirmed its first case among American soldiers based in the Asian country, with his case and many others connected to a southeastern city with a growing illness cluster. South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said 216 of the 284 new cases were in Daegu, where the government has been mobilising public health tools to contain the spread of the outbreak, and in neighbouring towns. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin