Coronavirus: South Korea reports highest-ever daily rise in cases; Olympics updates ‘deliberately omitted’ Lambda variant


South Korea reported more than 2,200 new daily Covid-19 cases, its highest number since the pandemic began, Health Minister Kwon Deok-cheol said on Wednesday, as the country grapples with its worst outbreak to date.Despite having tough distancing measures in place for over a month, infections have spiked from the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant and a rise in domestic travel over summer, Kwon told a pandemic response meeting.He also noted a rise in so-called “silent spreaders”…

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