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South Korea reports 3,429 new Covid-19 infections, case tally at 18,329,448

South Korea reported 3,429 new Covid-19 cases as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 18,329,448, the health authorities said Monday

South Korea's prime minister on Tuesday apologized for "failing to carefully take care of the health" of hundreds of sailors who contracted the coronavirus on a navy ship taking part in an anti-piracy mission off East Africa. (AP Photo)

South Korea reports fresh Covid cases

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South Korea reported 3,429 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 18,329,448, the health authorities said Monday.
The daily caseload was down from 6,246 the previous day, hovering below 10,000 for the 18th consecutive day, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA).
For the past week, the daily average number of confirmed cases was 7,067.
Among the new cases, 114 were imported from overseas, lifting the total to 34,684.
The number of infected people who were in serious condition stood at 68, up 14 from the previous day.
Three more deaths were confirmed, leaving the death toll at 24,525. The total fatality rate was 0.13 per cent.

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First Published: Jun 27 2022 | 11:08 AM IST

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