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No. of Chinese entering S. Korea drops amid spread of coronavirus
No. of Chinese entering S. Korea drops amid spread of coronavirus
Social affairsFeb 27, 2020
The number of Chinese nationals entering South Korea is declining, the justice ministry said Thursday, following tighter monitoring of people arriving from the neighboring country amid a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases here. According to government data, 1,404 Chinese entered South Korea on Wednesday, down 92.6 percent from when the tally peaked to 18,743 on Jan. 13. The decline followed South Korea's entry ban on travelers coming from or through China's Hubei province, the ep