S. Korea: More recovered Covid-19 patients testing positive again


The main opposition United Future Party's candidate Hwang Kyo-ahn raising his hands in victory during his campaign for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Seoul, on Monday (April 13). The elections will be held on April 15 about 14,300 polling stations at all over the nation to pick lawmakers. - AP

SEOUL: South Korea reported on Monday (April 13) that at least 116 people initially cleared of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) had tested positive again, although officials suggested they would soon look at easing strict recommendations aimed at preventing new outbreaks.

South Korea reported only 25 new cases overall on Monday, but the rise in "reactivated" patients has raised concerns as the country seeks to stamp out infections.

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