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Republic of Korea: COVID-19 new cases in 600s for 2nd day

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1442/10/4 - 2021/05/16

Seoul, May 16, 2021, SPA -- The Republic of Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the second consecutive day on Sunday, Yonhap reported.

The country reported 610 more COVID-19 cases, including 572 local infections, raising the total caseload to 131,671, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said.

Daily infections fell from 681 on Saturday after posting more than 700 cases on Thursday and Friday as sporadic cluster infections continued nationwide.

There were four additional virus deaths, raising the total to 1,900. The fatality rate was 1.44 percent.

11:47 LOCAL TIME 08:47 GMT

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