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Nearly 500 new coronavirus cases send South Korea total past 4,000

Workers sanitise a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu, South Korea, on Feb 19, 2020.

[SEOUL] South Korea reported nearly 500 new coronavirus cases Monday, sending the largest national total in the world outside China past 4,000.

Four more people had died, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, taking the toll to 22.

Infection numbers have surged...

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