South Korea on Sunday reported 36 new cases of the coronavirus, most of them in the capital area.
Of them, 30 were transmitted locally 11 in Seoul and 14 in Gyeonggi-do Province.
Total cases now at 14,598.
The number of local cases had fallen into the teens or single digits earlier this month, but there are multiple cluster infections linked to churches just outside of Seoul.
There was one new death reported Sunday, raising the death toll to 305.