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New virus cases under 400 again, alert in place against potential upticks
New virus cases under 400 again, alert in place against potential upticks
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South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 400 on Sunday, following a brief rise a day earlier, but health authorities remain vigilant against possible upticks amid an apparent slowdown. The country added 392 more COVID-19 cases, including 369 locally transmitted infections, raising the total caseload to 75,084, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). Sunday's daily caseload was down from 431 cases reported the previous day. The third wave of COVID-
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 3 missing as fishing boat capsizes near Geoje Island
3 missing as fishing boat capsizes near Geoje Island
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GEOJE -- Search operations were under way off the southern island of Geoje after three crew members of a capsized fishing boat went missing on Saturday, authorities said. The 339-ton vessel capsized at around 4 p.m. in waters 1.11 kilometers southeast of the island, located some 400 km south of Seoul, with 10 crew members aboard -- nine South Koreans and one Indonesian -- according to the Coast Guard. Seven of them, including the Indonesian, have been rescued, but search operations were still
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