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S.Korea reports 389 more Covid cases

Seoul, Jan 18 South Korea reported 389 more Covid-19 cases on Monday, raising the total number of infections ...
S.Korea reports 389 more Covid cases

Seoul, Jan 18 South Korea reported 389 more Covid-19 cases on Monday, raising the total number of infections to 72,729.

The daily caseload fell below 400 in 54 days since November 25, 2020, but it hovered above 100 since November 8 owing to small cluster infections in Seoul and its surrounding Gyeonggi province as well as imported cases, reports Xinhua news agency.

Of the new cases, 128 were Seoul residents and 103 were people residing in Gyeonggi province.

Twenty-three were imported from overseas, lifting the combined figure to 5,945.

Fifteen more deaths were confirmed, leaving the death toll at 1,264.

The total fatality rate stood at 1.74 per cent.

A total of 470 more patients were discharged from quarantine after making full recovery, pulling up the combined number to 58,723.

The total recovery rate was 80.74 per cent.

The country tested more than 5.08 million people, among whom 4,856,456 tested negative for the virus and 158,035 are being checked.

( With inputs from IANS )

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