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Korea’s push for bringing normal life back marred by omicron, soaring cases
Korea’s push for bringing normal life back marred by omicron, soaring cases
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Korea’s three-month plan for exiting pandemic restrictions is being threatened by a record surge in infections and the likely community spread of the omicron variant. On Thursday, Korea’s new cases reach a new record high of 5,266 -- topping 5,000 for the second day in a row -- while intensive care beds for COVID-19 patients at Seoul hospitals were more than 90 percent full. For the past month since the country abandoned the majority of its mitigation efforts in line with a new
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