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South Korea     Cases : 31,353Deaths : 510
New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs
New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs
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The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced back to over 300 on Tuesday due to a pileup of sporadic infections across the nation, with tougher antivirus rules in place in the greater Seoul area amid a virus resurgence. The country added 349 more COVID-19 cases, including 320 local infections, raising the total caseload to 31,353, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). The latest figure was sharply up from 271 on Monday, when the comparable reading f
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 KCTU to launch nationwide strike Wednesday amid COVID-19 resurgence
KCTU to launch nationwide strike Wednesday amid COVID-19 resurgence
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The largest umbrella labor group in South Korea is sticking to its plans to launch a general strike and nationwide rallies Wednesday, despite warnings from authorities about the COVID-19 situation. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions said Tuesday that the one-day walkout will go ahead as previously announced, and striking members will take to the streets in small groups throughout the country. In the capital, rallies of nine people or fewer at various locations are planned in accordance
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