South Korea tops 1000 COVID-19 deaths as outbreak slows


South Korea tops 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as outbreak slows
South Korea saw its COVID-19 death toll pass 1,000 on Tuesday, but officials are optimistic that a recent outbreak is slowing, thanks to increased testing and social distancing restrictions.


South Korea tops 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as outbreak slows
South Korea’s top priority this year is to get out of the long tunnel of the coronavirus quickly,” Moon said, adding that the current outbreak has “passed its peak.” The country’s total caseload rose to 64,979 on Tuesday, according to the KDCA, while the death toll reached 1,007.


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Of the new cases, 1,072 were locally transmitted and 25 were imported, bringing the total coronavirus infections to 49,665, with 674 COVID-19 deaths as of Saturday midnight. A prison in southeastern Seoul recorded a major outbreak, with 184 inmates and one worker infected, a Justice Ministry official said.


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South Korea on Monday registered 808 new coronavirus cases, raising its national caseload to 57,680 with 819 deaths. It’s the second day in a row that South Korea’s daily tally has marked below 1,000. The country logged 1,241 cases on Christmas Day, the biggest daily jump in South Korea since the pandemic began, and 1,132 on Saturday.


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South Korea reported a record 1,097 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, including an outbreak in a Seoul prison that infected 188 as the country’s latest wave of COVID-19 worsens.


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SEOUL: South Korea reported a record 1,097 new coronavirus cases on Sunday (Dec 20), including an outbreak in a Seoul prison that infected 188 as the country’s latest wave of COVID-19 worsens.


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Officials also reported 1,046 new confirmed coronavirus infections Tuesday, taking the total caseload to 58,725, with 859 deaths. South Korea’s previous daily high for COVID-19 deaths was 24 …


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South Korea reported a record 1,097 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, including an outbreak in a Seoul prison that infected 188 as the country’s latest wave of COVID-19 worsens. With daily infections over 1,000 for a fifth consecutive day, some medical experts and politicians criticised the government for being too loose with social distancing rules.


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South Korea has added another new 1,092 infections of the coronavirus in a resurgence that is erasing hard-won epidemiological gains and eroding public confidence in the government’s ability to handle the outbreak. The figures released by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Wednesday brought the national caseload to 52,550, with more than 13,130 […]


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Medical workers wearing protective gears work at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. South Korea has added more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases in a resurgence that is erasing hard-won epidemiological gains and eroding public confidence in the government’s ability to handle the outbreak.


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Of the new cases, 1,072 were locally transmitted and 25 were imported, bringing the total coronavirus infections to 49,665, with 674 COVID-19 deaths as of Saturday midnight. A prison in southeastern Seoul recorded a major outbreak, with 184 inmates and one worker infected, a Justice Ministry official said.


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Medical workers wearing protective gears prepare to take sample at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. South Korea has added more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases in a resurgence that is erasing hard-won epidemiological gains and eroding public confidence in the government’s ability to handle the outbreak.


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South Korea reported 824 new cases, raising the national tally to 62,593 with 942 deaths. It’s the first time for the country’s daily tally has fallen below 800 since Dec. 28.