This is Joe McPherson with your SeoulPodcast briefing for March 27th, 2020.

  • COVID-19
    • Todays’ numbers
      • 91 new cases – Down from 104 yesterday
      • 9.332 confirmed cases total
      • 139 deaths\
      • 4,528 recovered
      • Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi – 26
      • Daegu – 34
      • Gyeongsang Province – 9
    • PM’s ultimatum: ‘No mercy for people caught ignoring self-isolation rules’
      • Long-term arrivals from U.S. and Europe 14 days
      • 40 people have violated
      • Risk deportation for violating
      • An increasing number of new cases have been coming through airports
      • How do they know they violated?
        • Required to install an app right when you get off the plane
    • My plea to stay inside
      • Michael Hurt’s video
    • COOL! Government is launching a 10-minute tracing program
      • Before, it took 24 hours to find out where a new case had traveled. Now it will only take 10 minutes.
  • Second child sex abuse ring – Leader may be 16 years old
    • Both had been using the Telegram group chat
    • 8,000-20,000 men members
    • It’s connected to the other recently revealed ring, of whom Cho Ju-bin was an operator