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16th patient’s daughter and brother confirmed to be infected, concerned for appearance of ‘super spreader’

16번 환자 딸·오빠 확진 '슈퍼 전파우려

16th patients daughter and brother confirmed to be infected, concerned for appearance of super spreader  


There are concerns rising regarding the possible appearance of super spreaders with the confirmation of infection for the daughter and brother of the 16th patient who dwells in Gwangju.


The health authorities are also keeping a close watch over the fact that the patient has not been quarantined for a relatively long time after showing the symptoms, however, still remained with the position that it is quite early to mention super spreading.


According to Gwangju city and Jeonnam Province today, as the 16th patient has been confirmed infected on February 4th, the daughter tested positive on the 5th to be followed by the brother who tested positive on the 6th.


The 16th patient stayed in the hospital to care for her daughter who was admitted for ligament surgery in a single room, and  was later admitted to be treated  herself, sharing the 2-person room in the hospital with her daughter.

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