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New Virus Cases Rebound to Over 400 Ahead of 1st Rollout of Vaccine This Week

New Virus Cases Rebound to Over 400 Ahead of 1st Rollout of Vaccine This Week

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 400 on Wednesday on continued cluster infections across the country ahead of the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout this week. The country reported 440 more virus cases, including 417 local infections, raising the total caseload to 88,120, according to the [...]

New Virus Cases in 300s for 2nd Day; High Reproduction Rate, Variants Still Concerning

New Virus Cases in 300s for 2nd Day; High Reproduction Rate, Variants Still Concerning

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 400 for the second straight day Tuesday on fewer tests over the weekend, but authorities are vigilant over the rising reproduction rate amid eased social distancing measures and an increase in the number of patients infected with COVID-19 variants. The country [...]

New Virus Cases in 400s for 2nd Day, Potential Upticks in Infections in Focus

New Virus Cases in 400s for 2nd Day, Potential Upticks in Infections in Focus

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 500 for the second straight day on Sunday, but health authorities remained vigilant about a potential flare-up in virus infections amid eased social distancing rules. The country reported 416 more COVID-19 cases, including 391 local infections, raising the total caseload to [...]

Coronavirus Cases Fall Below 500 amid Resurgence Concerns After Eased Distancing Rules

Coronavirus Cases Fall Below 500 amid Resurgence Concerns After Eased Distancing Rules

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 500 for the first time in four days on Saturday, but sporadic infections continued to be reported amid worries over a potential resurgence after the government eased social distancing rules earlier this week. The country reported 448 more COVID-19 cases, [...]

New COVID-19 Cases Fall Back in 500s; Infections at Workplaces on Rise

New COVID-19 Cases Fall Back in 500s; Infections at Workplaces on Rise

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell back to below 600 on Friday, while authorities are stepping up monitoring of manufacturing plants and hospitals to slow the rapid pace of virus transmission. The country reported 561 more COVID-19 cases, including 533 local infections, raising the total caseload to 86,128, [...]

New COVID-19 Cases Over 600 for 2nd Day, Virus Fight Struggling with Cluster Infections

New COVID-19 Cases Over 600 for 2nd Day, Virus Fight Struggling with Cluster Infections

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for a second consecutive day on Thursday as infections at a slew of manufacturing plants and hospitals surged, prompting authorities to guard against a potential virus resurgence. The country reported 621 more COVID-19 cases, including 590 local infections, raising [...]