Medical workers set up an emergency COVID-19 testing center outside Naju City Hall after a city employee tests positive for the virus.
South Korea has reported more than 100 additional cases of COVID-19 as sporadic cluster infections continued to emerge in the greater Seoul area and other cities.
The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Monday confirmed 119 new cases from the previous day, including 94 local transmissions.
It marked a sharp rise from 61 cases reported Sunday and 77 from Saturday, although fewer tests are carried out over the weekend compared to weekdays.
Since the start of the outbreak in the country, 25,955 coronavirus infections have been recorded.
With no new fatalities, the death toll remained unchanged at 457.
The total number of people released from quarantine after making full recoveries stood at 23,905.
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