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South Korea, which won praise for containing Covid-19 without mass lockdowns, reported 40 new cases Tuesday, taking the total tally to 11,265.
While hundreds of recovered Covid patients in South Korea had tested positive after discharge, health authorities found they did not spread the disease further.
KakaoTalk, shares of which surged 55% this year, has 52 million users globally, including almost 90% of South Korea's population.
Emerging evidence from South Korea suggests that 're-positive patients' present no risk of spreading the virus when physical distancing measures are relaxed.
The latest flare-up in South Korea, which curbed new cases through rapid testing, has emerged among the gay community, which has few legal protections.
Troops exchanged fire along tense borders Sunday after North Korean soldiers allegedly targeted a South Korean guard post, said a South Korean military official.
S. Korean scientists have found patients who remain positive weeks after diagnosis may harbour dead virus particles that can’t be distinguished from infectious ones.
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With the use of technology, South Korea was able to lower the number of new infections from 851 on 3 March to 22 infections as of the third week of April.
According to Bank of Korea, the country's GDP shrank 1.4% in the three months through March from the prior quarter, due to fall in consumption.