Coronavirus update: Hundreds flee quarantine in East Africa as lockdown returns to South Korea


Hundreds of people flee quarantine centres in Zimbabwe and Malawi, sparking fears of a surge in cases which may overwhelm the weak health systems of the African nations, meanwhile, South Koreans are returning to strict lockdown measures, after 79 new cases were announced.

This story will be regularly updated throughout Friday.

Friday’s key moments:

Hundreds flee quarantine in Zimbabwe, Malawi

A young boy walks past a wall with pink and blue graffiti urging people to wear face masks with the figure of a man in a mask.
Zimbabwe and Malawi’s health systems may not cope with a surge in coronavirus cases.(AP: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Searches have begun after hundreds of people, some with coronavirus, fled quarantine centres…



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