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South Korea's Moon warns of COVID-19 second wave as cases rebound

Seoul nightclubs shut down after discovery of new cluster

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks on the occasion of the third anniversary of his inauguration at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Sunday.   © Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea warned of a second wave of the new coronavirus on Sunday as infections rebounded to a one-month high, just as the authorities were starting to ease some pandemic restrictions.

"It's not over until it's over," President Moon Jae-in told the nation, saying a new cluster shows the virus can spread widely at any time, and warning of a second wave late this year.

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