South Korea’s has recorded its highest daily increase in cases in two weeks.
The country recorded 63 infections for the past day, including 52 local cases, raising the total to just under 13,000.
Confirmed infections outside the capital Seoul showed a sustained increase, raising concerns that the country’s overall infections will continue on an upward trend.
South Korea was one of the first hotspots of the pandemic outside of China but over the past months had appeared to bring the virus under control.
Since late May though, the country has seen a small resurgence, leading to health officials confirming the country was seeing a second wave.