Zhongxin.com, April 2. According to a Korean media report, a physician and dean of a private hospital in South Korea died of infection with new crown pneumonia on the 2nd. This is South Korea's 172 new cases of neonatal pneumonia deaths and the first death toll of medical staff in Korea.

According to reports, the doctor had previously been in close contact with confirmed patients during the outpatient clinic and was infected with the new crown pneumonia virus. He was admitted to the hospital for treatment on March 19.

South Korea ’s Central Epidemic Prevention Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 2nd that as of 00:00 that day, South Korea had added 89 new cases of newly diagnosed pneumonia pneumonia compared with 00:00 the day before, accumulating 9976 cases.