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S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 70,000 as Gov’t Mulls Adjusting Indoor Mask Mandate

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Below 70,000 as Gov’t Mulls Adjusting Indoor Mask Mandate

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases slightly dropped Thursday, as the government is considering adjusting the indoor mask mandate. The country reported 65,253 new COVID-19 infections, including 48 from overseas, bringing the total to 27,548,821, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. Thursday’s tally is slightly lower than [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Above 70,000 for 2nd Day; Government to Review Lifting Indoor Mask Mandate

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Above 70,000 for 2nd Day; Government to Review Lifting Indoor Mask Mandate

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases stayed above 70,000 for the second consecutive day Wednesday amid lingering concerns of a winter surge in cases. The country reported 74,714 new COVID-19 infections, including 60 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,483,568, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases at Around 23,000 as Talk over Mask Mandate Removal Resumes

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases at Around 23,000 as Talk over Mask Mandate Removal Resumes

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases rose at a moderate pace Monday from a week earlier, as the virus spread held steady, with attention being drawn to the possible removal of the indoor mask mandate. The country reported 23,160 new COVID-19 infections, including 80 cases from overseas, bringing the total [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Under 50,000 on Weekend

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Under 50,000 on Weekend

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases stayed below 50,000 on Sunday amid lingering concerns over a surge in winter. The country reported 46,564 new COVID-19 infections, including 69 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,308,090, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. Sunday’s number decreased slightly from [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Under 60,000 for 2nd Straight Day

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Under 60,000 for 2nd Straight Day

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell below 60,000 for the second straight day Friday, showing signs the virus’ spread may have reached a standstill. The country reported 52,987 new COVID-19 infections, including 55 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,208,800, according to data from the Korea Disease [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Fall Below 60,000 amid Concerns of Winter Surge

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Fall Below 60,000 amid Concerns of Winter Surge

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell below 60,000 on Thursday amid lingering concerns over a virus resurgence during the cold winter months. The country reported 57,079 new COVID-19 infections, including 43 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,155,813, according to data from the Korea Disease Control and [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Stay Over 60,000 amid Concerns of Winter Surge

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Stay Over 60,000 amid Concerns of Winter Surge

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases remained over 60,000 on Wednesday amid lingering concerns that virus infections could accelerate during the cold winter months. The country reported 67,415 new COVID-19 infections, including 85 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,098,734, according to data from the Korea Disease Control [...]

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Swell to 71,000 amid Worries over Another Virus Wave

S. Korea’s New COVID-19 Cases Swell to 71,000 amid Worries over Another Virus Wave

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases spiked to over 71,000 on Tuesday amid concerns that cases could sharply rise again ahead of the winter months. The country reported 71,476 new COVID-19 infections, including 84 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 27,031,319, according to data from the Korea Disease [...]