Covid-19: South Korea reports 7,456 more cases
Covid-19: South Korea reports 7,456 more cases

SEOUL – South Korea reported 7,456 more Covid-19 cases as of midnight Tuesday compared to the previous day, bringing the total number of infections to 583,065. The daily caseload increased from 5,202 the day before to over 7,000 in three days due to higher virus tests on weekdays.

According to reports, the recent resurgence was caused by small cluster infections in the Seoul metropolitan area. The city of Seoul was home to 2,779 of the new cases. The number of newly infected people in Gyeonggi province and Incheon, the western port city, was 2,192 and 475, respectively.

The virus spread raged in the non-metropolitan region as well. The total number of new infections in non-capital areas was 1,919, accounting for 26.1% of total local transmission. The number of Omicron variant infections was 234, with 74 imported cases and 160 domestic transmissions, an increase of seven from the previous day.

Intel will place unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave

How deadly is Omicron, when will its peak come? IIT scientists answered every question

Australian PM Scott Morrison rules out lockdowns amid spike in Covid


Join NewsTrack Whatsapp group
Related News