Seoul [South Korea]July 8 (ANI / Xinhua): As many as 19,323 new COVID-19 cases were reported in South Korea as of midnight on Thursday, 24 hours earlier, bringing the total number of infections to 18,471,172, health authorities said on Friday.
According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), the daily caseload has increased slightly from the previous day’s 18,511 and much higher than the 9,522 a week ago.
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Last week, the daily average number of confirmed cases was 14,622.
Among the new infections, there were 191 imported cases, bringing the total to 36,701.
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The latest number of people infected with the condition stood at 62, an increase of six from the previous day.
Twelve more deaths have been confirmed from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 24,605. The total mortality rate was 0.13 percent. (ANI / Xinhua)
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