Number of severe COVID patients in South Korea reaches record high


The number of severe and critical coronavirus patients in the Republic of Korea has reached 549 – the highest figure since the outbreak of the pandemic, Report informs, citing TASS.

It is believed that this can lead to a shortage of hospital beds.

Yesterday, the country registered 2,698 new cases. About 90% of people with severe illness are over 60 years old.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 420,950 people have contracted COVID-19 in the country. Yesterday, 30 people died due to the virus.


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