S.Korea reports 631 new coronavirus cases as new restrictions loom

06 Dec 2020 / 08:44 H.

    SEOUL, Dec 6 (Reuters) - South Korea reported 631 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, ahead of an expected government decision on whether to further tighten social distancing curbs as health authorities struggle to contain a third wave of outbreaks.

    This brings the country's total tally to 37,546, with 545 deaths, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported. (Reporting by Josh Smith; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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