The recovery rate for coronavirus patients in South Korea is over 44%, local media reported Thursday. 

According to daily Korea Herald, 4,144 COVID-19 patients — 44.8% of South Korea’s total 9,421 cases — have “made full recoveries” since the country reported its first case on Jan. 20.

The number of cases reached 9,421 after 104 more were confirmed by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, along with six fatalities that raised the death toll to 132, Yonhap News Agency reported.

This was the 15th consecutive day that South Korea reported 100 or less cases.


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