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3/28, 5:32 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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South Korea salutes 50% COVID-19 recovery rate

Top official of South Korea's Health and Welfare Ministry, Yoon Tae-ho, hailed on Saturday the country's progress in overcoming the coronavirus crisis, as the COVID-19 recovery rate has surpassed 50%.

"The 50% cure rate is a small achievement that everyone in our society should celebrate, though we have a long way to go," Yoon said during the daily briefing on the health situation in the Asian country.

Earlier in the day, South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) informed that 146 new coronavirus cases and five new deaths were confirmed during the past 24 hours across the country.

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