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12/4/2021, 4:39 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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S. Korea hits daily COVID case, death record

South Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) stated on Saturday that the country reached another record high in daily COVID-19 cases with 5,352, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 467,907. The capital Seoul also saw the most cases in a 24-hour period with 2,268.

The KDCA reported nine infections were caused by the new Omicron variant, four of which came from overseas and five were local. The number of deaths increased by a record 70 from Friday, with the overall death toll now at 3,809.

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