South Korea reports 93 new coronavirus cases, tally rises to 8,413

A passenger wearing protective clothing uses a self check-in machine at Incheon international airport, west of Seoul, on March 17, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea reported 93 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday (March 18), bringing its total infections to 8,413, the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The daily tally is slightly up from 84 recorded on Tuesday, but marked the fourth day in a row that the country has reported fewer than 100 new infections.

The death toll in the country currently stands at 81.

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