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South Korea: New coronavirus cases still low, imported cases increase

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1441/7/29 - 2020/03/24

Seoul, March 24, 2020, SPA -- Imported cases of the new coronavirus in South Korea jumped from 47 to 67, Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Tuesday, as overall infections increased by just 76 over the past day, according to dpa.

Nine more people who tested positive for Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, also died in the past day, bringing the total death toll in the country to 120.
South Korea on Monday had recorded the lowest increase since February 25, with 64 new infections. With the 76 new cases on Tuesday, the overall cases passed the 9,000 mark.

--SPA
11:39 LOCAL TIME 08:39 GMT
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