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Coronavirus

South Korea sets record COVID cases as prison reports major outbreak

A person undergoes coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a testing site which is temporarily set up at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea on Dec. 16.   © Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea reported a record 1,097 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, including an outbreak in a Seoul prison that infected 185 as the country's latest wave of COVID-19 worsens.

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