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Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun is to meet with health authority officials at 3 p.m. (0600 GMT) to decide whether virus curbs need to be tightened further to slow transmissions, Yonhap News said.

The ROK reported 450 infections of the new coronavirus on November 29 after reporting more than 500 new coronavirus cases for three days in a row, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency.

This third wave marks the highest level of infections in nearly nine months.

The ROK on November 24 began applying Level 2 social distancing rules, the third-highest in the country’s five-tier system, in greater Seoul area.

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