Seoul [South Korea], Mar 7 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in South Korea has risen by 483 to 6,767 over the past day, the Health Ministry's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Saturday.
The death toll has risen from 42 to 44 within the same period of time, according to the KCDC.
The majority of new COVID-19 cases - 390 out of 483 - have been registered in the city of Daegu, while 65 more are in the nearby North Gyeongsang Province.
The coronavirus disease was first detected in Wuhan, China's Hubei province, in late December and has since spread worldwide. In late January, the World Health Organization declared it a global health emergency. (Sputnik/ANI)