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South Korea keeps daily cases of coronavirus low, although group infections persist

South Korean health officials reported this Sunday that the country is keeping the number of daily coronavirus cases down, with fewer than 200 cases for the fourth straight day, despite warnings that group infections are continuing.

The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) tested 167 positive results for COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 21,177 while 334 people have died. for the pandemic one more on the last day.

Confirmed cases related to Sarang Jeil Church in northern Seoul continue to rise, hitting a total of 1,100 so far. Likewise, the number of participants in an anti-government demonstration in Seoul on August 15 with more than 500 infections increased.

South Korea keeps daily cases of coronavirus low, although group infections persist
South Korea keeps daily cases of coronavirus low, although group infections persist

Health officials have warned of the number of patients in severe condition, 163, despite reports that 16,146 people were discharged after recovering from the disease, 137 more this Saturday. In addition, 4,697 patients will continue to receive treatment for COVID-19.

South Korean authorities on Friday decided to extend the pandemic restrictions on restaurants, bakeries and cafes in the metropolitan area of ​​the capital for another week due to the increase in cases.

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