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South Korea’s new coronavirus cases stayed above 100 for the third straight day Friday due to continued rises in sporadic cluster infections, putting the country’s virus fight to the test ahead of a major holiday. The country added 114 more COVID-19 cases, including 95 local infections, raising the total caseload to 23,455, according to the...
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A Seoul woman in her 20s tested positive for the novel coronavirus for a second time in April after she was declared recovered approximately a week earlier, Korean health authorities said Monday. Jung Eun-kyeong, chief of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, said in a news briefing that the young patient had a second episode...
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Korea’s daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 100 for the first time in 38 days, Sunday, but the health authorities continue to remain on edge over the increasing number of untraceable infections. The government decided to maintain its Level 2 social distancing measure nationwide before the Chuseok holiday as sporadic infection clusters and untraceable cases...
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COVID-19 South Korea
South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases dipped below 100 for the first time in more than a month on Sunday on the back of the strict social distancing scheme, but the country opted to extend the measure by another week as untraceable infections still pose a challenge to its virus fight. The country added 82...
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South Korea aims to secure enough new coronavirus vaccines to administer to 30 million people, or roughly 60 percent of the country’s population, the health ministry said Tuesday. Under the COVID-19 vaccine plan discussed at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, the country will seek to get vaccines for 10 million people...
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South Korea’s new virus cases stayed below 200 for the 13th consecutive day on Tuesday as the country’s tougher social distancing scheme has taken effect, but a rise in untraceable cases and cluster infections are still a drag on the country’s virus fight. The country added 106 more COVID-19 cases, including 91 local infections, raising...
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The government appears to be stuck over whether to extend the current level of tightened social distancing as daily coronavirus cases remain in the triple digits, and untraceable cases and sporadic clusters of infections weigh on its virus containment efforts. South Korea reported 176 new COVID-19 cases Friday — 161 locally transmitted and 15 imported,...
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South Korea will draw up the fourth extra budget this week to give emergency handouts to low-income people and small merchants hit by a recent resurgence of the new coronavirus, Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday. The fourth extra budget will focus on providing relief funds to vulnerable people, Hong said in a Facebook post....
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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic can be felt especially hard by foreign residents in Korea ― many don’t speak the language and are considered outsiders here. They have little support around them and visiting their families in their home countries is almost impossible due to travel bans and lockdowns around the world. The Korea...
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The number of COVID-19 patients in serious or critical conditions hit a record high of 124 on Wednesday, raising fears over a possible shortage of hospital beds and a spike in fatalities. The country reported 267 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday – 253 locally transmitted and 14 imported — pushing the total caseload to 20,449, according...
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