35 new COVID-19 infections reported here in the nation as of midnight Saturday.
The accumulated total:13,three-hundred-and-seventy-three.
According to the KCDC, twenty of the new cases were local community infections, the remaining 15 were imported.
The death toll stands at two-hundred-and-eighty-eight.
As South Korea has seen a surge of cluster infections in recent weeks, authorities asked the public to take social distancing measures, especially in restaurants over the weekend.
These include avoiding peak hours, wearing face masks upon entry, washing and sanitizing hands, and refraining from holding conversations.