South Korea scrambling to fight Covid-19 'second wave'


Visitors wearing traditional dress walk through a courtyard of Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul on Friday (July 3). South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilise public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week. - AFP

SEOUL, July 3 (AP): South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilise public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week.

The figures announced by the Korea Centresfor Disease Control and Prevention on Friday brought the national caseload to 12,967 infections, including 282 deaths.

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