The daily jump was the highest since 367 cases were reported on 8th of March.
SEOUL || South Korea has reported 324 new cases of coronavirus. It is the highest single day total since early March as the recent surge of COVID-19 in the greater capital area now appears to be spreading nationwide.
Saturday is the ninth consecutive day that South Korea has reported a triple-digit daily increase, for an nine-day total of 2340 infections.
Most of the recent new cases have been in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region. However, the officials said, the latest new infections were recorded in practically all major cities nationwide.
The daily jump was the highest since 367 cases were reported on 8th of March. The country's caseload is now at 16,670, including 309 deaths.