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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Mon, July 4, 2022 | 22:24
New virus cases climb as new infection clusters emerge
Korea continued to see a daily increase in new COVID-19 cases Thursday as cluster infections appeared in Daegu, the epicenter of the outbreak here, and other regions, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC). There were 152 new cases reported Wednesday, a number back up to three-digit figures after infections had been tallied in double-digits f...
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All people arriving in Korea subject to screening from Thursday
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Small churches become coronavirus hotbed
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Soldier on quarantine mission
A soldier cleans a locker in a cram school for civil servants in Daegu, Sunday, as part of measure to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Daegu had 41 new infections reported Saturday. / Yonhap
Gov't under pressure to delay school opening again
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Rural Korea hit by exodus of foreign workers
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PC rooms a hotbed of virus infection
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Alibaba CEO donates masks
Korean Red Cross employees organize mask boxes donated by Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba Group, a Chinese multinational technology company, at the Hanjin warehouse in Incheon. Ma donated 1 million masks to Korea./ Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
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