Translated by: MOS Translation Team – Snow Lily

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According to a report by KBS News on January 25, as of midnight of 25th, South Korea recorded with 8,571 new COVID-19 (Chinese Communist Party Virus) cases in a single day, reaching a record high.

Picture source: AP News.

Gyeonggi Province recorded the most confirmed cases among the daily new cases with 2,900, following with 1,700 confirmed cases recorded in Seoul, and 670 confirmed cases in Incheo. There were 23 deaths on that day. However, there were 392 severe cases which were 26 less than the previous day. The accumulated number of confirmed cases nationwide is 749,779,000 and the total death is 6,588 with an average fatality rate of less than 1 percent. In addition, about 32,000 people are receiving treatment at home nationwide.

The Omicron variant has become a prevalent strain in the last week with 50.3% of the newly confirmed cases were Omicron infection. Considering that the transmission rate of Omicron is more than twice that of the Delta strain, experts predicted that there would be more than 10,000 new cases in South Korea this week.

Update: South Korea reported daily record with 17,542 CCP Virus cases on January 28th.

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