Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows down
May 28, 2022
South Korea reported fewer than 20,000 COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day Saturday, with critical cases dropping to a 10-month low, amid the receding omicron wave. The country added 14,398 new infections, including 45 cases from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 18,067,669, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. The number of critically ill patients stood at 196, dropping below 200 for the first time in around 10 months.