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South Korea reported more than 300 new coronavirus cases for a fifth straight day on Sunday, as officials warned that stricter rules could be imposed if the trend continues to threaten the highly populated capital of Seoul and surrounding areas.
The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported 330 new daily coronavirus cases as of midnight on Saturday, a drop from 386 reported the day before, a level not seen since August.
Officials warned that unless the number of infections drops substantially, they may raise the level of social distancing regulations.
Politicians and economists are pretty confident the Australian economy has rebounded from its massive economic contraction as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, AAP reports.
A series of reports over the next week and half will give clues as to the size of of that recovery ahead of the September quarter national accounts due on 2 December, and what it might mean for the final three months of the year.