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New COVID-19 infections nearing 800, rising untraceable cases portend further spike
New COVID-19 infections nearing 800, rising untraceable cases portend further spike
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South Korea's daily new virus cases neared 800 on Friday as growing untraceable cases, coupled with cluster infections, continued to hamper the country's virus fight against the pandemic. The country conditionally approved the use of COVID-19 self-test kits to beef up its testing capacity. The country reported 797 more COVID-19 cases, including 758 local infections, raising the total caseload to 117,458, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. The daily caseload has been
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 Police search public housing developer in bribery investigation
Police search public housing developer in bribery investigation
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Police searched offices of a public housing corporation in Seoul on Friday as part of an investigation into bribery allegations involving its employees. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said investigators searched the headquarters and two branch offices of Seoul Housing and Communities Corp. (SH) affiliated with the city government. Three employees of the company are being probed over suspicions they took bribes from real estate agents operating in an SH-led housing development area. The
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