19 February 2020 – Expanded scope of testing for COVID-19

Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Korea Centers for Disease Control announced that suspected cases, regardless of travel history, will be able to receive a COVID-19 test based on the medical staff”s decision.

Those hospitalized with pneumonia of unknown cause will receive COVID-19 testing in a negative-pressure room.
Full details here: https://www.cdc.go.kr/board/board.es?mid=a30402000000&bid=0030