And we begin with the latest on the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Korea.
As of today， there have been no new cases of MERS for 21 straight days.
The health ministry says... the number of confirmed cases remains unchanged at 186.
The death toll also remains unchanged at 36， with no additional fatalities reported for 14 days.
Twelve people are still hospitalized， while 138 have been discharged following complete recoveries.
Eleven of the 12 have tested negative for the disease.
The Korean government is expected to announce a de facto end to the MERS outbreak this week.
An official declaration will come later.