In South Korea, over the past day, 9435 cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus were detected, according to the South Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to him, 104 infected people arrived in the republic from abroad, the remaining cases are associated with the spread of infection within the country. At the same time, 3,828 infected per day were detected in South Korea the day before, which is a record low since January 11, 2022. However, the center points out that this sharp decline is due to a decrease in the number of COVID-19 tests conducted over the weekend.
Thus, the total number of confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in South Korea reached 18,248,479. Also, nine more patients with coronavirus infection died in the country over the past day. A total of 24,399 people have died from complications of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in the Republic of Korea.