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Coronavirus

South Korea reports 147 new infections amid concerns about cluster outbreaks

Fresh cases in Seoul and among returnees from abroad spark alerts

A woman adjusts her husband's mask to prevent contracting coronavirus as they wait to check in at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, on March 19.   © Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea reported 147 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, holding to its downward trend in daily infections from a peak in February, but concerns about new outbreaks around small clusters and people coming from abroad persisted.

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