#parent | #kids | South Korea reports 62 more Covid-19 cases, 12,715 in total, East Asia News & Top Stories

SEOUL (XINHUA) – South Korea on Sunday (June 28) reported 62 more cases of Covid-19 compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 12,715.

The daily caseload rose above 60 in eight days due to the continued small cluster infections.

Of the new cases, 22 were imported, lifting the combined figure to 1,550.

Small cluster infections were still found linked to religious gatherings from several churches.

No death was confirmed, leaving the death toll at 282. The total fatality rate stood at 2.22 per cent.

A total of 47 more patients were discharged from quarantine after making a full recovery, pulling up the combined number to 11,364.

The total recovery rate was 89.4 per cent.

Since Jan 3, the country has tested more than 1.25 million people, among whom 1.21 million tested negative for the virus and 19,005 are being checked.

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