■ As of 0:00 today, the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Korea is expected to exceed 5,000 following yesterday. The number of confirmed cases is increasing so steeply, and the number of patients with severe cases is in the 700s, reaching the limit of medical capabilities.
■ In Korea, 5 cases of infection with Omicron, a novel mutant virus of Corona 19, were confirmed for the first time. The government has expanded entry restrictions, and has decided to quarantine all inbound travelers for two weeks, regardless of whether they are vaccinated or not for ten days.
■ The first confirmed case of Omicron confirmed in the United States. The United States has decided to tighten entry requirements for international air travelers amid concerns about the spread of Omicron.
■ The arrest warrant requested by former lawmaker Kwak Sang-do in connection with the suspicion of preferential treatment for Daejang-dong development has been dismissed. As the court reveals that there is room for contention as to whether or not a crime has been established, it seems difficult to avoid the prosecution’s point of inaccurate investigation.
[저작권자(c) YTN & YTN plus 무단전재 및 재배포 금지]