S. Korea reports 545 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday
Updated: 2021-06-16 06:57:45 KST
South Korea reported 545 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, inching back to the 500's after falling to the mid 300's at the start of the week.
Of the new cases, all but 23 were locally transmitted.
One more patient has died of the virus, bringing the death toll to 1,993.
The total number of cases recorded is now nearing the 150-thousand mark.
As the nation ramps up vaccination efforts, more than 13 million people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of today.