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Covid restrictions extended outside of Seoul as new case high recorded

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Seoul, Jul 14 (EFE/EPA).- South Korea registered a new daily record of Covid-19 cases on Wednesday with 1,615, prompting authorities to extend restrictions outside the capital region due to the increase in infections in less populated areas.Of the 1,615 new infections, 1,568 occurred domestically and 47 were found in people coming from abroad, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said.Greater Seoul, where more than half of the country lives and around 80 percent of new cases have been recorded, has been under the highest restriction level since Monday, closing nighclubs, holding classes online and prohibiting meetings of more than two people between 6 pm and 5 am. (Camera: ARCHIVE).ARCHIVE FOOTAGE SHOWS B-ROLL OF THE CITY OF SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, DURING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LEVEL 4 SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES; AND CORONAVIRUS SWAB TEST IN SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA.

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