A lawmaker is in hot water for flouting Covid-19 social distancing rules by attending a dinner in a room with five other people — two of whom later tested positive for the virus.
Production facilities at Samsung Electronics and a logistics center at e-commerce company Coupang were linked to new coronavirus infections over the weekend.
Starbucks Korea said Sunday it will reduce the number of seats at its branches in Seoul and Gyeonggi by 30 percent as new clusters of coronavirus infections have been found at the cafes recently.
Coupang on Friday confirmed it is giving out a million won ($830) in aid to more than 2,000 temporary employees who worked at its distribution centers in Gyeonggi, where cases of Covid-19 were reported.
Customers examine scarves that can be used to cover their faces at Lotte Department Store's Daegu branch on Wednesday.
Starting Tuesday, people won't be allowed to board Korean buses or get into taxis without a face mask. A similar restriction for subway and train users is being discussed as well.
Health officials Monday said the cluster of coronavirus infections in Itaewon, central Seoul, was largely under control, with only two new cases found Sunday, bringing the total number of infections to 170.
The coronavirus penetrated the criminal justice system when a jail guard tested positive on Friday. A guard in the Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi, was confirmed infected, the Ministry of Justice said Friday, although six fellow...
Construction of a Samsung Electronics chip production line in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi, was halted after a worker there tested positive for the coronavirus. The company said that the case won’t affect the operation of an existing semiconductor facility.