"The number of new critically ill patients is also decreasing," she said, adding hospitals had enough beds to treat new inpatients.
More than 86 percent of South Korea's 51 million people have been fully vaccinated, with the majority also receiving a booster shot.
About 22,700 people in the country have died from the coronavirus -- a 0.13 percent fatality rate, one of the world's lowest.
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