S Korea reports 3,510 new Covid cases

Seoul, Jan 8 (UNI/Xinhua) South Korea has reported 3,510 new cases of Covid-19, raising the total number of infections to 661,015. Of the new cases, 933 were Seoul residents. The number of the newly infected people living in Gyeonggi province and Incheon was 1,168 and 193 respectively.

Among the new cases, 210 were imported from overseas, taking the total to 18,666. The number of infected people who were in a serious condition stood at 838, down one from the previous day.

Fifty-four more deaths were confirmed, leaving the toll at 5,986. The total fatality rate was 0.91 per cent. The number of people who received booster jabs was 20,651,897 people, or 40.2 per cent of the population.


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