Fifty-three people in the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) recently tested positive for Covid-19, the highest recorded figure of new infections for the group so far.
The government predicted that Korea’s Covid-19 cases will hit a peak after the Chuseok harvest holidays in mid-September, as cases hover around 2,000 despite the stricter distancing measures implemented for over a month.
Korea’s daily Covid-19 cases soared past 2,200 for the first time since the pandemic began, and health authorities warned the worst is yet to come — telling people not to go on summer holiday.
The massive Covid-19 outbreak on the Korean Navy’s Cheonghae unit destroyer may have started with a virus influx while docked at a port near the Gulf of Guinea in late June, authorities said Tuesday.
Korea is getting less than half the Moderna vaccines it expected in August, causing delays for many people waiting for their second shots.
Migrant workers from Indonesia, wearing full protective gear, enter the arrival gate at Incheon International Airport on Thursday in spite of the exponentially spreading Covid-19 Delta variants.
Since two Koreans have been infected with the Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus, “breakthrough” infections are becoming the new worry for the country. Breakthrough infections refer to cases of a fully vaccinated person...
Korea confirmed its first two cases of the Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 on Tuesday — and both patients were fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Korea is advising university students from countries where virus variants are prevalent not to come back to classes until 70 percent of the population has received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine — in September or possibly later.
The Delta variant could account for more than half of new Covid-19 infections this week in Korea, health authorities warned Monday.