Seoul : South Korea has reported 16,096 Covid-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 793,582, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Friday. Of the new cases reported, 3,946 were Seoul residents, while 5,143 in Gyeonggi province and 1,228 in Incheon. Among the new cases, 202 were imported from overseas, lifting the total tally for the category to 24,649. The number of infected people who were in a serious condition stood at 316, down by 34 from the previous day. Twenty-four more deaths were confirmed from the pandemic, bringing the death toll to 6,678. The total fatality rate was 0.84 percent.