ANKARA

South Korea reported eight new cases of the coronavirus, falling the daily cases for the first time to single digit since Feb. 18, health authorities said on Sunday.

According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the total number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 10,661, including 998 imported infections.

Seoul also reported two more deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 234, while 8,042 patients have successfully recovered and discharged from hospitals since the beginning of the outbreak, the KCDC said.

Among confirmed cases, according to official data, 59.70% are

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