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New Virus Cases Below 2,000 for 15th Day as Vaccination Rate Exceeds 70 pct Milestone

New Virus Cases Below 2,000 for 15th Day as Vaccination Rate Exceeds 70 pct Milestone

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea saw its new coronavirus cases rise slightly Saturday, but the daily caseload stayed below 2,000 for the 15th straight day, as the country’s vaccination rate surpassed a key milestone of 70 percent. The country reported 1,508 new cases, including 1,487 local infections, raising the total caseload to [...]

New Virus Cases Fewer than 2,000 for 11th Day amid Rising Vaccination Rate

New Virus Cases Fewer than 2,000 for 11th Day amid Rising Vaccination Rate

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases stayed below 2,000 for the 11th straight day Tuesday, as the effects of vaccines are taking hold with rising inoculations amid preparations for a gradual return to normalcy. The country reported 1,073 new cases, including 1,048 local infections, raising the total caseload to 344,518, [...]

New Virus Cases Hit 3-month Low; Eased Rules on Private Gatherings in Force

New Virus Cases Hit 3-month Low; Eased Rules on Private Gatherings in Force

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases dropped to the lowest level in more than three months Monday as the country eased restrictions on private gatherings ahead of preparations for a gradual shift to the “living with COVID-19″ scheme. The country reported 1,050 new cases, including 1,030 local infections, raising the [...]

New COVID-19 Cases Remain in 1,600s as Authorities Set to Relax Virus Curbs

New COVID-19 Cases Remain in 1,600s as Authorities Set to Relax Virus Curbs

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,600s for the second consecutive day Saturday, as the government plans to relax social distancing rules, starting next week, ahead of a gradual return to normal life. The country added 1,618 more COVID-19 cases, including 1,594 local infections, raising the [...]