Let's begin with the COVID-19 situation here in the country.
South Korea has added 73 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, keeping the daily figure in double digits for two straight days.
50 of them are from the Seoul Metropolitan area.
On top of family cluster infections that emerged over the Chuseok holidays, new cluster transmissions now continue to emerge from local hospitals, including one in Gyeonggi-do Province.
Health authorities pledged on Saturday to authorize a local COVID-19 treatment within this year and a local vaccine within 2021.
With two more new deaths, the death toll now stands at 443.