A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: South Korea sees record daily cases; Olympics updates ‘deliberately omitted’ Lambda variant

  • South Korea is seeing a rise in ‘silent spreaders’ within communities such as workplaces, churches and nursing homes, the health minister said
  • Meanwhile, Japanese officials omitted mentions of the Lambda variant from Olympics updates, a report says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
A medical worker takes a nasal swab from a man for Covid-19 testing at a makeshift testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
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