S.Korea posts record 8000 new virus cases

Updated January 25 2022 - 4:56am, first published 4:51am
Experts say South Korea's new coronavirus cases may exceed 10,000 this week.

South Korea has recorded more than 8000 new coronavirus infections for the first time as health authorities reshape the country's pandemic response to address a surge driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant.