South Korea patient 31: The ‘super-spreader’ of coronavirus.

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So, instead of taking the test, she jumped in a taxi to meet with a friend to have a buffet lunch at a hotel in eastern Daegu.

The next day, on February 16, she once again attended services at the Shincheonji Church of Jesus.

On February 17, doctors once again asked her to get tested for the coronavirus. Local reports say she argued with a health official for an hour, insisting she couldn’t have coronavirus. She eventually conceded, and went to another hospital to be tested.

It came back positive and the unidentified woman was the 31st confirmed case of coronavirus in South Korea.

She is now known as ‘Patient 31’. Still, the source of her coronavirus was never confirmed.

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According to Reuters, “The Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (KCDC) said on…

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