Coronavirus infections spike in South Korea. Highest rise in infections since April 9.

  • 34 new cases were reported on Saturday, the biggest single-day jump since April 9.
  • 26 of the cases were locally transmitted.
  • The spike in cases is believed to be linked to Seoul’s nightclub scene, specifically to a 29-year-old man who tested positive for the virus on Thursday.
  • All bars in Seoul were shutdown on Saturday after a cluster of infections at nightclubs.
  • As of Sunday, 54 cases have been linked to the nightclub cluster.