Insight Bureau: The Omicron variant continues to play havoc in South Korea, which reported 621,328 new cases – a new record.
South Korea also reported 429 Covid deaths. The country had reported 400,741 Covid cases a day before.
Interestingly, nearly 63% of South Korean population have received booster doses while 87% of the total population are fully vaccinated.
The mask mandate in all public indoor and outdoor spaces prevails in South Korea.