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Domestic COVID 19 infections total 18,706, increased by 441, COVID 19 new cases reach 400s for the first time since Mar.

국내 코로나19 확진자  18,706, 441명 추가, 신규 확진 3월 초 이후 첫 400명대

Domestic COVID 19 infections total 18,706, increased by 441, COVID 19 new cases reach 400s for the first time since Mar. 

 

Domestic COVID19 infections increased by 441 as of Aug. 27th to total 18,706 in Korea. Reaching the 400s of the new infection cases per day is the first time since the epidemic period in late Feb. and beginning of Mar.

 

Months after the nation has successfully flattened its COVID 19 curve, the country is inching closer to adopting the toughest-ever virus infection measures.

 

Today's daily tally marks the largest since Mar. 7th when the country was reeling from a large outbreak in the southeastern city of Daegu(대구) and its neighboring North Gyeongsang(경상) Province.

 

After dealing with the first wave of the pandemic in late Feb. and early Mar. with quick and massive testing, the country had been bringing the virus spread under control until early Aug.

 

However, more than 3,800 cases have been identified in the past 2 weeks, mostly tied to a conservative church in northern Seoul(서울) and the Aug. 15th Liberation Day rally.

 

Therefore, as of today, the total number of infected across the country has reached 18,706, among which 14,461 have been lifted from quarantine after recovery. There are 3,932 people who are under quarantine, with 46 of them in severe condition, and 313 deaths from the virus so far.

 

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