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New COVID-19 Cases in 600s for 2nd Day

Write: 2021-04-10 11:42:34Update: 2021-04-10 15:35:15

New COVID-19 Cases in 600s for 2nd Day

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South Korea reported daily COVID-19 cases in the upper 600s for the second day on Friday. 

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said Saturday that 677 new cases were registered Friday, raising the country's accumulated caseload to 108-thousand-945.

Of the new cases, 662 are local transmissions and 15 are imported.

Over 400 of the domestic cases come from the greater metro area, including 202 in Gyeonggi Province and 201 in Seoul.

A total of 515 patients have recovered and were released from quarantine on Friday but some eight thousand still remain in isolation. 

One more death has been reported, bringing the death toll to one-thousand-765. The fatality rate stands at one-point-62 percent while there are 108 patients in critical condition.

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