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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 [...]

New Virus Cases Top 2,000 as Infections in Capital Area Surge to Record High

New Virus Cases Top 2,000 as Infections in Capital Area Surge to Record High

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases surpassed 2,000 Wednesday as infections in the capital area surged to a record high ahead of a major holiday. The country added 2,080 COVID-19 cases, including 2,057 local infections, raising the total caseload to 277,989, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency [...]

New Cases Under 1,500 for 2nd Day; Infections in Capital Area at Peak

New Cases Under 1,500 for 2nd Day; Infections in Capital Area at Peak

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases stayed under 1,500 for the second straight day Tuesday as health authorities worry about a potential virus flare-up during a major holiday that starts later this week. The country added 1,497 COVID-19 cases, including 1,463 local infections, raising the total caseload to 275,910, according [...]

New Cases Fall Under 1,500 on Fewer Tests; Potential Upticks Worrisome During Holiday

New Cases Fall Under 1,500 on Fewer Tests; Potential Upticks Worrisome During Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases dropped under 1,500 on Monday due to fewer tests as health authorities focus on their virus response during the Chuseok holiday that starts this week. The country added 1,433 COVID-19 cases, including 1,409 local infections, raising the total caseload to 274,415, according to the [...]