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S. Korea's daily coronavirus cases rise to above 700, distancing measures to be revised Updated: 2021-04-28 16:43:52 KST

South Korea reported a sharp rise on Wednesday in the number of new coronavirus cases, and proportion of those that cannot be traced is the highest yet, which means the number is going to rise.
On Wednesday there were 775 new cases.
Over the past two weeks, the proportion that are untraceable has risen to 29.9 percent.
There was one additional death, raising the death toll to 1,821.
As for social distancing, the current measures are due to expire this coming Sunday, so a revised set of rules will be announced in the coming days and take effect next Monday.
Meanwhile, the rapid self-test kits by Humasis will be available from pharmacies starting next Monday priced at 9-thousand Korean won or around 8 U.S. dollars.
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