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New Cases Over 1,700 for 2nd Day; Concerns Grow over Post-holiday Surge

New Cases Over 1,700 for 2nd Day; Concerns Grow over Post-holiday Surge

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases stayed in the 1,700s for the second consecutive day on Wednesday despite fewer tests during an extended Chuseok holiday, raising concerns over a spike in new infections across the nation after the holiday. The country reported 1,720 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,703 local infections, [...]

New Cases Slightly Over 1,700; Concerns Grow over Further Spread After Chuseok Holiday

New Cases Slightly Over 1,700; Concerns Grow over Further Spread After Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases increased to over 1,700 on Tuesday despite fewer tests over the weekend, adding to woes that infections could further increase after the Chuseok holiday in the wider capital area. The country reported an additional 1,729 COVID-19 cases, including 1,697 local infections, raising the total [...]

Traffic Accidents Involving Personal Mobility Devices Soar Fourfold from 2018 to 2020

Traffic Accidents Involving Personal Mobility Devices Soar Fourfold from 2018 to 2020

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Traffic accidents involving personal mobility devices, such as electric scooters, soared fourfold from 2018 to 2020, government data showed Tuesday, raising alarm over the safety of riders. According to the data from the National Police Agency, disclosed by Rep. Huh Young of the Democratic Party, the number of traffic [...]

New Cases Over 1,600; Concerns Grow over Further Spread After Chuseok Holiday

New Cases Over 1,600; Concerns Grow over Further Spread After Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases fell to around 1,600 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but concerns have grown over a possible surge in infections after the Chuseok holiday. The country reported an additional 1,605 COVID-19 cases, including 1,577 local infections, raising the total caseload to [...]

New Cases Fall Below 2,000 amid Concerns About Spike in Outbreaks After Chuseok Holiday

New Cases Fall Below 2,000 amid Concerns About Spike in Outbreaks After Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases fell below 2,000 on Sunday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but concerns linger over a spike in transmissions after the Chuseok holiday, when millions of people usually travel across the country to meet relatives. The country reported an additional 1,910 COVID-19 cases, [...]

New Cases Over 2,000 for 2nd Straight Day amid Upsurge Worries After Chuseok

New Cases Over 2,000 for 2nd Straight Day amid Upsurge Worries After Chuseok

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases exceeded 2,000 for the second consecutive day Saturday amid worries about a possible upsurge after a major holiday when people will travel across the country in droves. The country reported an additional 2,087 COVID-19 cases, including 2,047 local infections, raising the total caseload to [...]

New Cases Over 2,000 Again amid Post-Chuseok Holiday Resurgence Woes

New Cases Over 2,000 Again amid Post-Chuseok Holiday Resurgence Woes

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases exceeded 2,000 on Friday again amid concerns a major holiday may stoke further upticks in virus cases. The country added 2,008 COVID-19 cases, including 1,973 local infections, raising the total caseload to 281,938 according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). The [...]

New Cases Fall Under 2,000; Post-holiday Infections in Focus

New Cases Fall Under 2,000; Post-holiday Infections in Focus

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases fell under 2,000 on Thursday, but health authorities are keeping their guard up against potential virus flare-ups after an upcoming major holiday as infections continue to spread in the capital area. The country added 1,943 COVID-19 cases, including 1,921 local infections, raising the total [...]