Covid-19 cases in Korea jump to nearly 100,000
New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea recorded 99,327 Tuesday, nearing the 100,000 mark for the first time in three months.
Tuesday’s number of confirmed cases is a steep jump from the day before, with 35,883 new cases. The weekly average of new Covid-19 cases reached 69,330.
The accumulative total of confirmed cases in Korea reached 19,346,764 as of Tuesday, 17 more people died of the virus and 168 patients are in serious condition.
BY LIM JEONG-WON [email@example.com]