South Korea reports 76 new coronavirus cases, total 9,037

24 March 2020
2020-03-24 14:52

South Korea reported 76 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday. The daily tally brought the country's total infections to 9,037, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

The death toll rose by two to 120. However, the health ministry officials said that they cannot assess the state of the pandemic through the number of confirmed patients for one day, nor can they be optimistic about a trend coming to an end just through the everyday numbers. Tuesday marked the 13th day in a row the country has posted new infections of around 100 or less. South Korea reported its lowest number of new cases on Monday since with the peak of 909 cases recorded on February 29.

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