South Korea reported 76 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, maintaining a downward trend in new infections which raised hopes that Asia’s largest outbreak outside China may be slowing.

The daily tally brought the country’s total infections to 9 037, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

The death toll rose by two to 120.

It marked the 13th day in a row the country has posted new infections of around 100 or less.

South Korea reported its lowest number of new cases on Monday since with the peak of 909 cases recorded on February 29.

Meanwhile, Thailand reported its second coronavirus death on Tuesday, a Health Ministry official said.

The country has confirmed 721 cases of infection.

The Ministry will hold a news conference at 10 am local time (0300 GMT) to give more details and update the outbreak situation.

Later on Tuesday, the Cabinet will consider additional measures to help those affected by the outbreak.