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S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Hit 17-week Low as Omicron Wave Recedes

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Hit 17-week Low as Omicron Wave Recedes

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell to a 17-week low Monday, as the omicron-driven surge has slowed in recent weeks. The country added 9,975 new infections, including 17 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 17,967,672, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. Monday’s tally dropped [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Above 30,000 for 2nd Day amid Omicron Slowdown

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Above 30,000 for 2nd Day amid Omicron Slowdown

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases stayed above 30,000 for the second straight day Wednesday on a continued omicron slowdown as officials weigh a further easing of virus curbs toward returning to pre-pandemic normalcy. The country reported 31,352 new COVID-19 infections, including 35 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to [...]

New COVID-19 Cases Around 35,000; Gov’t Weighs Further Easing of Virus Curbs

New COVID-19 Cases Around 35,000; Gov’t Weighs Further Easing of Virus Curbs

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases hit a little over 35,000 on Tuesday, the lowest Tuesday tally in more than three months, reflecting the slowing virus trend amid efforts to restore pre-pandemic normalcy. The country reported 35,117 new COVID-19 infections, including 26 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 17,830,429, [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Hit 4-month Low amid Efforts for Return to Normalcy

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Hit 4-month Low amid Efforts for Return to Normalcy

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell to their lowest tally in nearly four months Monday amid a slowing virus trend giving a boost to efforts for a return to normalcy. The country reported 13,296 new COVID-19 infections, including 28 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 17,795,357, the Korea [...]