South Korea reports fewer than 50 new COVID-19 cases for first time since Feb 29 peak

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new COVID-19 cases for first time since Feb 29 peak

SEOUL: South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases on Monday (Apr 6) for the first time since its Feb 29 peak, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said. The KCDC reported 47 new infections, taking the national tally to 10,284. The death toll rose by three to 186. Advertisement Advertisement On Saturday, […]
North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

SEOUL: North Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism overseas as confirmed global infections near one million. The already isolated, nuclear-armed North quickly shut down its...
South Korea to open schools online, reschedule college exam

South Korea to open schools online, reschedule college exam

SEOUL: South Korea said on Tuesday (Mar 31) it will open school classes online next week and reschedule its annual college entrance exams slated for November as concerns persist over the coronavirus and small outbreaks continue to emerge. The country has postponed the...