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New virus cases over 500 for 2nd day as pandemic deepens on cluster infections
New virus cases over 500 for 2nd day as pandemic deepens on cluster infections
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The daily number of novel coronavirus cases in South Korea exceeded 500 for the second straight day Friday as health authorities grapple with sporadic cluster infections across the country amid the third wave of the pandemic. The country added 569 more COVID-19 cases, including 525 local infections, raising the total caseload to 32,887, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). It marks the first time the country's daily virus cases exceeded 500 for the second strai
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 Twelve more facility types to be subject to school bus safety regulations
Twelve more facility types to be subject to school bus safety regulations
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A revised law will require 12 more types of facilities to follow school bus safety regulations starting Friday, police said. The new categories include alternative schools, international schools and public libraries, according to the National Police Agency. The six original types of facilities were kindergartens, elementary schools, special education schools, day care centers, academic institutes and sports facilities. "The added 12 are frequently used by children and operate buses for th
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