SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily coronavirus cases have exceeded 13,000 as the omicron variant has driven a surge in infections, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said Wednesday.
Kim made the remark at a COVID-19 response meeting, saying the spread of the highly contagious omicron has begun in full force.
Kim also announced a new testing regime to go into force Saturday, which will focus on administering rapid antigen tests.
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