US, France and Taiwan Advise Against Non-Essential Travel to Korea

The United States, France and Taiwan have advised their nationals against all non-essential travel to South Korea, and Hong Kong has joined about half a dozen others in slapping entry restrictions on visitors from the country as it is rocked by a steady increase in coronavirus infections.

South Korea has seen a massive increase in the infection tally over the past week, with the number jumping from about 30 on Feb. 17 to 1,261 cases as of Tuesday.

12 people have died from the disease.

On Monday (U.S. time), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the highest type of travel health notice for South Korea, recommending that Americans avoid all nonessential travel to the country due to the spread of the coronavirus there.

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