Last night the right soft palate started to hurt when I swallowed. Just that part is red, and I just got over a sore throat, (Viral). Is it serious?

No, not serious. The most likely explanation is part of a persisting viral sore throat. You can gargle with warm salt water .... it should be better in a couple of days. Good wishes:)

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