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New COVID-19 cases in 500-range for second straight day
Updated: 2021-01-13 15:48:17 KST
New coronavirus cases in the country have remained in the 500-range for the second day in a row…marking a slowdown on the back of strengthened social distancing measures.
According to the KDCA, the country added 562 more cases on Wednesdaylargely attributed to sporadic cluster infections at medical and religious facilities.
But, despite the recent slowdown, the government has urged the public to continue with caution as measures can only be relaxed once the number of new daily infections falls.
South Korea's total caseload is now at 70,212and with 20 more fatalities, the death toll rises to 1,185.
Reporter : claudiakim@arirang.com