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S.Korea reports 3,032 more COVID-19 cases

Xinhua
30 Nov 2021, 15:30 GMT+10

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Korea reported 3,032 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Monday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 447,230.

The daily caseload was down from 3,309 in the previous day, but it hovered above 3,000 for seven days.

The recent resurgence was attributable to cluster infections in the Seoul metropolitan area.

Of the new cases, 1,176 were Seoul residents. The number of newly infected people living in Gyeonggi province and the western port city of Incheon was 907 and 191.

Twenty-nine cases were imported from overseas, lifting the combined figure to 15,725.

The number of infected people who were in a serious condition stood at 661, up 32 from the previous day.

Forty-four more deaths were confirmed, leaving the death toll at 3,624. The total fatality rate was 0.81 percent.

The country has administered COVID-19 vaccines to 42,544,682 people, or 82.9 percent of the total population.

The number of fully vaccinated people was 41,011,415, or 79.9 percent of the population, while 3,029,224 people received booster shots.

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