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One Of World’s Most Populous Nations Suddenly Erupts With COVID After Two Years Of Almost No Cases

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2022
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South Korea is suddenly experiencing a huge wave of Omicron subvariant BA.2 cases after very few reported cases of COVID-19 since February 2020.

The country is home to 52 million people and is currently averaging 400,000 cases per day, according to Hot Air. On March 17, the number of reported cases rose by 55%, totaling 621,328 with 429 deaths in the same 24-hour period, reported the Washington Post.

To put into context how enormous this outbreak is, Hot Air stated that it is the equivalent of 2.5 million cases per day in the United...

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