South Korea confirmed 43 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with local infections rising to 20 for the first time in 12 days.
Of the new cases, 23 were transmitted locally and 20 were imported.
Thirteen were reported in Gyeonggi-do Province and nine in Seoul.
Locally, the infections were linked to churches, cafes, restaurants and offices.
The total number of cases now stands at fourteen,four-hundred-99.
There were no additional deaths, leaving the death toll at three-hundred-two.