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.
Local companies operating in India are offering humanitarian aid to help in its fight against Covid-19.
Four more workers at a Samsung Electronics mobile research lab have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the company said Wednesday, stoking concerns of group transmissions at the facility.
Loans to accommodation and food services sectors have jumped due to a recent resurgence of the novel coronavirus, central bank data showed Monday.
Korea added 47 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, recording its lowest figure in over two weeks.
Korea saw 56 new coronavirus cases Thursday, the highest in 41 days, amid concerns over local transmissions related to a fast-food chain cluster and student infections.
Korea saw the highest number of Covid-19 cases this month with 54 patients Wednesday, amid mounting alarm over a group of Lotteria fast-food workers who got infected after eating together at another franchise restaurant in Seoul.
Korea's daily new virus cases have hit a two-week high, as infections outside the Seoul metropolitan area show a sustained increase and raise concerns that the country's epidemic may be again trending upward.