BBC The patient was a 68-year-old woman with a pre-existing heart condition, who was infected at the same hospital as all the other victims so far.
'Eight new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, a significant drop from the 23 new cases reported on Monday.
'It is now the biggest outbreak outside the Middle East, with 95 infections.
Kong said it would issue a red alert against non-essential travel to
South Korea. A red alert means there is deemed to be a "significant
threat" to those travelling to a country.
'However, the South
Korean government believes the fact that all cases have been linked to
hospitals which treated known patients means the virus can still be
'All the fatalities have been people who were already unwell.'