Thu, 30 Jun 2022

SEOUL, 7th May, 2022 (WAM) -- South Korea reported nearly 40,000 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, marking a gradual decrease in infections, amid eased social distancing rules, the Yonhap News Agency reported.

In a statement, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said that the country recorded 39,600 new COVID-19 infections, including 26 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 17,504,334.

The country added 83 more COVID-19 deaths, raising the death toll to 23,289.

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