Migrant workers from Indonesia, wearing full protective gear, enter the arrival gate at Incheon International Airport on Thursday in spite of the exponentially spreading Covid-19 Delta variants.
Total employment grew in June, more evidence of a recovery from the earlier phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time in more than five years, the number of people in their 40s with jobs increased compared to the previous year.
A store employee stacks Covid-19 self testing kits at a 7-Eleven store in central Seoul on Wednesday. The number of people confirmed to have contracted Covid-19 reached the second-highest daily figure on Tuesday.
As Korea's daily Covid-19 cases surged to over 800 Friday, the highest infections in nearly half a year amid concerns over the spread of a more contagious variant, Seoul’s Mapo District will be conducting a special quarantine inspection of Hongdae.
The government attempted to ease the social distancing rules strictly banning private gatherings of more than four from July 1. But it had to postpone the easing by a week after new Covid-19 cases started to surge. That was an...
Seoul, Gyeonggi and Incheon will postpone the relaxing of social distancing rules to next week as daily new Covid-19 cases spiked to an over two-month high.
The travel industry thinks it will take a couple more years to recover from Covid-19.
Korea won’t change its social distancing policy over fears of coronavirus variants such as the Delta variant, which is believed to be more contagious.