Many sites (including the BBC) list in order of the number of golds, then silvers and bronzes, not the total number of medals. At the time of writing (Saturday morning UK time) South Korea have 9 golds to our 8, so they are ahead of us.
On the other hand, going by the total medal haul, we would still be 4th, behind Russia.
Of course, there are still plenty of events to come. We may go up or down (though I don't think we can catch up the USA somehow
). The main thing is that we are still near the top of the board (and ahead of France