South Korea reported 10 more cases of the COVID-19 compared to 24 hours ago as of midnight Saturday local time, raising the total number of infections to 10,718, APA reports citing Xinhua.
The daily caseload hovered around 10 for the seventh consecutive day. Of the new cases, four were imported from overseas, lifting the combined number to 1,027.
No death was confirmed for two straight days. The death toll was 240, and the total fatality rate came in at 2.24 percent.
A total of 134 more patients were discharged from quarantine after making full recovery, pulling up the combined number to 8,635. The total recovery rate was 80.6 percent.
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has updated the data once a day at 10:00 a.m. local time from March 10, after having announced it twice a day.