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South Korea's COVID-19 cases below 10,000 for 10th day

SEOUL, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) -- South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 10,000 for the 10th straight day, with fewer tests conducted over the weekend amid the slowing spread of the virus.

In a statement carried by Yonhap News Agency, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said that the country added 6,071 infections, including 83 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 18,276,552.

KDCA reported 14 more deaths, raising the death toll to 24,441, with the fatality rate standing at 0.13 percent.

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