S.Korea reports record 400,741 new daily COVID cases - KDCA

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People wait in line to undergo the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a temporary testing site set up in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2022. REUTERS/ Heo Ran

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SEOUL, March 16 (Reuters) - South Korea reported a record 400,741 new daily COVID-19 cases, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said on Wednesday, as the country seeks to further ease social distancing rules despite a wave of Omicron infections.

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Reporting by Josh Smith; Editing by Jacqueline Wong

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