In the last day or so, Jeju has marked four new COVID-19 cases.
#39: Contact in Seoul (Nowon-gu, Seoul case)
#40, #42: Contact at Sanbangsan Tansan Hot Springs (related to Jeju cases #29 and #33
#41: Contact with a guest (Gangdong-gu Seoul case #138) infected at Rooftop Garden Guesthouse in Namwon-eup (related to Jeju cases #36 and #37)
#39 was in Seoul and came into contact with a COVID-19 positive person in Nowon-gu. The person returned to Jeju on Air Seoul flight RS923 from Gimpo on Aug. 28 at 3:10 p.m. They were informed of contact by Seoul health authorities the next day (Aug. 29th) and sought to be tested at 12:30 p.m. at Jeju Health Center Screening Clinic. The person is now in treatment in a COVID-19 isolation ward.
#40 and #42 were tested yesterday after they received separate notices from inspectors that they had been at the same hot spring at the same time as the recently infected Jeju couple (#29, #33). They sought testing at Jeju City Health Center and Seogwipo City Health Center (West), respectively, and were transferred for treatment in a COVID-19 isolation ward.
#41 is an employee at the Wind Stays Guest House in Aewol-eup, Jeju City and came into contact with Gangdong-gu Seoul case #138 who stayed there Aug. 26 and Aug. 27. Gangdong-gu case #138 stayed at the Rooftop Garden Guest House in Namwon-eup, Seogwipo the previous night (Aug. 25) and came into contact with Jeju cases there (a worker, the owner of Rootop Guesthouse) #36 and #37.
As soon as detailed movement lines are identified, updates will be released to the public.
• For COVID-19 info in Korea, contact the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hotline at 1339. It is open 24/7 in English (Press #4 on your phone keypad) and other languages.
• For all your Jeju travel and safety information: http://www.visitjeju.net