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S. Korea reports 61 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 2 additional deaths
Updated: 2020-07-16 12:12:18 KST
South Korea reported 61 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday as imported cases continue to surge.
Of the new cases, 47 were imported with 20 detected at quarantine checkpoints at airports and sea ports.
Imported cases have recorded a double-digit increases for 21 straight days now.
Fourteen cases were transmitted locally, meaning the number of new local infections has been below 20 for four consecutive days.
Total cases now stand at thirteen,six-hundred-12.
There were two additional deaths, raising the death toll to two-hundred-91.
More than 23-thousand people are currently being tested.
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