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Many of the newest cases represent third-tier illnesses detected at additional hospitals. Korea has named 24 involved hospitals.
The hospital is in Pyeongtaek, near Seoul, and Keiji Fukuda will lead the WHO mission.
South Korea reported 6 more MERS cases today, 2 fatal, raising the total to 41.
The WHO said little is known about virus spread in the outbreak but noted transmission is more common in health settings.
Korean cases reach 30, but experts say the outbreak does not differ much from earlier Saudi ones.
Thirteen new MERS cases were reported in South Korea, all with hospital links to the country's first case.
China's case involves a traveler from South Korea, part of a now 12-case cluster.
A business traveler related to 2 South Korean patients is in isolation in China after traveling through Hong Kong.
South Korea has 2 more MERS cases—5 total—and Saudi Arabia reports 4 new infections.
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