COVID-19 soars to new record in Korea - will vaccine passes be expanded?

KOREA NOW / 2021-11-24 19:00:23
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South Korea is facing its most serious COVID-19 situation since the start of the pandemic, with daily infections and critical cases jumping to all-time highs. The country added 4,116 new cases in the latest daily report – 824 more than the previous record – while the number of critically ill patients has reached 586. And this spike in infections comes in the same month that the government eased social distancing rules under its ‘living with COVID-19’ plan. Officials are now pondering whether to expand South Korea’s vaccine pass system.

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