According to a report by Yonhap News Agency on February 4, the Central Anti-epidemic Response Headquarters of South Korea reported on the 4th that as of 00:00 on the same day, South Korea had 451 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) compared with 00:00 the previous day, with a total of 79,762 confirmed cases.
More than 400 new cases in a single day for two consecutive days.
In the past year, the third wave of the epidemic has gradually stabilized through epidemic prevention response measures, but recently, the number of new cases in a single day has increased again, causing fears that the epidemic may rekindle during the Spring Festival holiday.
In addition, the community has recently experienced mutant COVID-19 cases, which has brought a huge burden to epidemic prevention.
Among the new cases on the same day, there were 429 community infections, 337 cases in the capital circle, and 22 imported cases.