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Korea’s daily case count exceeds 5,000 for first time
Korea’s daily case count exceeds 5,000 for first time
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South Korea on Wednesday counted more than 5,000 cases of COVID-19 for the first time since the outbreak here began. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency’s situation report showed 5,123 cases and 34 deaths were newly confirmed in the previous 24 hours, surpassing the record of 4,115 cases set on Nov. 24. The number of patients hospitalized with severe or critical COVID-19 also reached a record high of 723. In and around Seoul nearly 90 percent of critical care beds were occu
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