SEOUL: The number of new cases of the coronavirus in South Korea on Monday has risen sharply, with the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 277 new cases of the disease. A total of 803 in South Korea.

The death toll from the deadly cholera outbreak in Wuhan, China, has risen to seven, with two deaths reported today. This Monday.

South Korea on Sunday raised the highest alert, with President Meng Jian saying the outbreak of the coronavirus had reached "serious turning point" and warned that a few days later it would be a "serious disaster". A crucial moment in the fight against the spread of the new disease. Edit: Pang Kong