Category: Medical

New virus cases rise on more testing, vaccination push continues

SEOUL– South Korea saw its new coronavirus cases rise by nearly 500 cases Wednesday, but the caseload stayed below 2,000 for the 12th straight day, as the country continued its vaccine campaign aimed at returning to normalcy.The country reported 1,571…

Delta variant cases account for all new variant cases in S. Korea

SEOUL– South Korea has confirmed 3,245 more cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant over the past week, health authorities said Wednesday.New delta variant cases accounted for all of new variant cases detected last week, according to the Korea…

USFK reports 23 additional COVID-19 cases among new arrivals

Twenty-three people affiliated with the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) who have recently arrived here have tested positive for COVID-19, the U.S. military’s infection tally showed Monday.Among arrivals from Sept. 22 to Oct. 14, seven service members and eigh…

New infections fall to 1,400s; eased virus curbs ahead

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new COVID-19 cases fell to the 1,400s on Sunday, as health authorities plan to apply eased distancing rules for a gradual return to normal life.The country added 1,420 more COVID-19 cases, including 1,403 local infections, r…