South Korea outbreak is easing

South Korea outbreak is easing

Agency News

South Korea has reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since a peak on February 29.

Giving new hopes to the country, a downward trend in daily infections is shown, indicating the outbreak might be easing.

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said there were 64 new cases on Monday, taking the total to 8,961. The death toll rose by one to 110.

The new numbers marked the 12th day in a row the country has posted new infections of around 100 or less, compared with 909 cases recorded on the last day of February. In contrast, 257 patients were released from hospitals where they had been isolated for treatment, the KCDC said.