Live COVID-19 updates: S. Korea reports 121 more cases, 22,176 in total

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BEIJING, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SEOUL -- South Korea reported 121 more cases of the COVID-19 as of Saturday midnight, raising the total number of infections to 22,176.

The daily caseload stayed below 200 for 11 straight days, but continued to grow in triple digits since Aug. 14.

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NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,754,356 and the death toll surged to 78,586, as 94,372 new cases and 1,114 deaths were reported from across the country in past 24 hours, revealed the latest data released by the federal health ministry on Sunday.

India's new cases detected per day are more than double the daily average of the United States and Brazil, the other two worst affected countries.

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PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia on Sunday confirmed one new imported case of COVID-19, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 275, a spokeswoman said in a press statement.

The latest case was a 54-year-old British man, who arrived in Cambodia on Friday from Britain with connecting flights in the Netherlands and South Korea, Health Ministry's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said in the statement.

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, said the Ministry of Health in a statement, with one health worker testing positive.

Of new cases, one was a returnee to New Zealand in managed isolation and the other was a health worker who worked in Auckland's quarantine facility. It is yet unknown whether the health worker was infected from the community or from within the quarantine facility, said the ministry.

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BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland reported 10 new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,635, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Of the new imported cases, three were reported in Shanghai, two in Zhejiang, and one each in Tianjin, Henan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.

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YANGON -- Myanmar reported 201 more new COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

The newly confirmed cases brought the number of infection cases of COVID-19 in the country to 2,796 in total. Enditem

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