A man who was later found positive for covid-19 had reportedly visited Kangwon Land casino during his infectious period, according to local media reports.
The man, who is classified as the 55th confirmed casino Jeongseon, visited the casino on the 29th May, despite being tested for covid-19 earlier in the day and told to self-isolate until test results arrive.
It is understood that employees at Kangwon Land during the time of the man’s visit were wearing masks.
The report did not specify whether Kangwon Land had undergone lockdown following the news.
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