People wait in line to get tested for Covid-19 in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
People wait in line to get tested for Covid-19 in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap

Coronavirus: from South Korea to Singapore, Omicron-fuelled wave pushes cases to record highs

  • South Korea and Singapore’s daily new Covid-19 infections surged to 90,443 and 19,179, respectively
  • Meanwhile, Japan saw its deadliest day of the pandemic, even as infections continued their downward trend

People wait in line to get tested for Covid-19 in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
People wait in line to get tested for Covid-19 in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
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