Korea identified 26 new cases of coronavirus variants from overseas, health authorities confirmed Tuesday, as the country prepares to commence Covid-19 vaccinations later this month.
Korea’s Covid-19 cases remained below 1,000 for the sixth consecutive day as of midnight Saturday, but health authorities Sunday warned of new coronavirus variants abroad and continued local transmissions.
Daily coronavirus cases dipped to 657 Saturday, but health authorities said current social distancing measures will remain in place for two more weeks across the country as several clusters continue to grow.
Two more cases of a coronavirus variant rapidly spreading through Europe have been found in Korea, health authorities announced Wednesday, sparking some worries about an accelerated outbreak.
Quarantine failures are spilling over. The highly contagious coronavirus arrived in the country through a family from Britain. Deaths broke out at residential care center among patients in waiting due to a lack of hospital space....
A record 40 coronavirus patients died Monday, while newly confirmed infections once again rose above 1,000.
A year has passed since the Chinese government formally reported to the World Health Organization on the outbreak of a “new respiratory infectious disease” in Wuhan on Dec. 31, 2019. The novel coronavirus has since infected more...
A highly transmissible coronavirus variant that’s currently sweeping Britain has been detected among a Korean family who arrived from London last week, local health authorities announced Monday.
Korean health authorities Monday confirmed the country’s first detection of a highly transmissible coronavirus variant now sweeping Britain.
Flights to Korea from Britain are suspended until the end of the year amid fears of a more infectious coronavirus variant in that country.