Coronavirus: South Korea battles third wave as new cases hit highest since March


South Korea reported 583 new coronavirus cases, the highest since March, as the country grapples with a third wave of infections, Health Minister Park Neung-hoo said on Thursday.The daily tally exceeded 500 for the first time since March 6, when South Korea battled the first major Covid-19 epidemic outside China.The first wave emerged from meetings of a religious sect but most of the latest cases are occurring in offices, schools, gyms and small gatherings in the wider community around the…

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